Chief Correspondent, Antitrust
Joshua writes about antitrust litigation and government enforcement actions in the U.S. He previously covered competition matters for The Policy and Regulatory Report as well as legal and regulatory issues in Silicon Valley for The Recorder. Joshua studied journalism at Sonoma State University.
Selected Insights by Joshua
Apple is under increasing antitrust scrutiny at the US Department of Justice, with investigators fielding complaints about multiple business practices at the iPhone maker, MLex has learned.
Last week, a variety of attorneys and scholars crowded into a meeting hall at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City to discuss the future of antitrust enforcement.
The Justice Department has been weighing in on more antitrust cases over the past two years in an effort to help shape the law. In 19 instances where DOJ has weighed in, the courts have adopted the DOJ’s views in eight and rejected them in five, according to an MLex analysis. Six other matters resolved without a decision addressing the DOJ's concerns.
Amazon's practice of penalizing sellers offering lower prices on other websites is emerging as a focus of third-party complaints in the US Federal Trade Commission's antitrust investigation of the e-commerce giant, MLex has learned.
State attorneys general are moving ahead with antitrust probes of major tech companies such as Google in the wake of a meeting with Justice Department officials last week.