Antitrust Remedies for Digital Platforms

Consumer Law and Policy Seminars

Antitrust Remedies for Digital Platforms

Tuesday, 4 June 2024, 6:00 – 7:00 PM
Room 824, 8/F Cheng Yu Tung Tower, The University of Hong Kong

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In this seminar, Professor Chang will discuss antitrust remedies and policy interventions for the platform monopolies operated by Big Tech. Previously, he has written on the need to quantify the welfare effects of remedies and interventions on a platform’s various constituents. Here Professor Chang will also preview recent litigation against Big Tech and analyze the influence of antitrust progressives in shaping the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission in the United States.

Speaker
Felix B. Chang received his BA from Yale and his JD from Michigan. He is visiting professor at the Mortiz College of Law in Ohio State University. Prior to visiting at Ohio State, Professor Chang was the Associate Dean for Faculty and Research at the University of Cincinnati College of Law, where he also served as Co-Director of the Corporate Law Center.

Felix writes primarily on antitrust, financial regulation, and trusts & estates. His research focuses on the ability of infrastructures to suppress competition in the financial markets as well as the relationship between inheritance law and wealth inequality. His recent work examines clearing and settlement in the currency markets, the antitrust implications of ethnically segmented markets, and intestacy in China.

Chair
Professor Kelvin Kwok
Associate Professor of Law, Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong

Registration is required. Please register ONLINE to reserve your place.
Enquiries: Flora Leung at aiiflhku@hku.hk