FTC Hearings #11: The FTC’s Role in a Changing World

The Disruptive Competition Project (DisCo) highlighted the partner Marcela Mattiuzzo’s speech in the 11th session of the Federal Trade Commission’s Hearings Initiative, entitled “The FTC’s Role in a Changing World”.

“Marcela Mattiuzzo, of VMCA Advogados in Brazil, talked about the priorities of different fields, which may sometimes be contradictory and therefore discourage convergence. To illustrate, Mattiuzzo argued that from an antitrust point of view, one solution to unilateral abuse would be to share databases so companies would have a more level playing field, but from a consumer protection point of view, consumers don’t want their data shared across many companies.”

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