'Transactions' podcast series
Essential Antitrust #14: President Biden’s Executive Order on promoting competition: a progressive agenda with a focus on labor-related issues
On July 9, 2021, President Biden signed a far-reaching executive order aimed at promoting competition in the American economy.
With directives covering a dozen agencies and establishing a new White House Competition Counsel, the Executive Order will impact many different sectors, including technology, healthcare, agriculture, labor, and beyond. At the same time, there are several antitrust developments in the US that suggest that political interest in antitrust is not going away any time soon, and even more reform efforts are likely to be on the horizon.