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The American Antitrust Institute (AAI) today issued “A National Competition Policy: Unpacking the Problem of Declining Competition and Setting Priorities Moving Forward.” AAI President Diana Moss said, “The AAI is resetting the debate over the importance of antitrust enforcement and competition policy. The statement makes the case for why we need a National Competition Policy.”

The National Competition Policy statement unpacks the increasingly high-profile problems that are symptomatic of declining competition, including rising concentration, declining rates of market entry, and growing inequality. It then suggests three core principles for a National Competition Policy, and sets out seven priorities that should guide the new approach.

The American Antitrust Institute (AAI) filed comments today in response to a request by the Antitrust Division (DOJ) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for public comment on the agencies’ proposed update of the DOJ/FTC Antitrust Guidelines for the Licensing of Intellectual Property.

AAI President Diana Moss testified at the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on consolidation in the U.S. seed and agrochemical industry on September 20, 2016. Dr. Moss’s testimony reflects the AAI's long history of research, education, and advocacy on competition in agriculture and food. 

AAI President Diana Moss spoke recently at two separate events on airline and healthcare competition.

AAI’s Associate General Counsel Randy Stutz recently spoke at the 9th Seoul International Competition Forum in Seoul, Korea. The Seoul International Competition Forum is a biannual, global conference sponsored by the Korea Fair Trade Competition. Top government officials, competition experts from international organizations, and practitioners, academics, and others convened to discuss diverse subjects relating to competition law and policy.  Stutz participated in the morning panel on aftermarkets and delivered remarks on Effective Policing of Aftermarket Restraints Involving Intellectual Property.