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Counterfeit concerns over Facebook’s marketplace; and tensions inside Brazil’s CADE
22 October 2021 00:00
Whether you’re looking for a bike, an antique lamp or even a rental property, Facebook’s Marketplace is fast becoming your neighborhood’s go-to e-commerce platform. But in the US, there’s growing concern among businesses that Marketplace is being used to sell counterfeit goods, sparking calls for the US Trade Representative to include Facebook in its Notorious Markets List. But just what would that mean for Marketplace’s future, and what is Facebook doing to manage the counterfeit and intellectual property risks? Also on today’s podcast: CADE’s high-profile clash. How disquiet in the Brazilian regulator’s in-house tribunal may affect those on the receiving end of the antitrust watchdog’s probes.
Critics say Facebook should be on US Trade Representative's 'Notorious Markets List,' citing sale of counterfeit goodsMarketplace is now one of the world’s most popular e-commerce sites, serving dozens of countries
Heated debates between the Brazilian competition authority's Tribunal members over the powers of a councilor and a president
James Panichi Senior Editor, Asia Pacific
James, an Australian journalist with over 25 years’ experience in print and electronic media, helps to oversee MLex’s coverage of regulatory risk in Asia, with special attention to Australia and New Zealand. In 2016, James was appointed as MLex’s managing editor for continental Europe, overseeing the Brussels bureau’s coverage of EU regulatory affairs and managing a team of 16 journalists in Brussels and Geneva. Previously James worked for the European Voice newspaper, before joining the... Read more
Ana Paula Candil Senior Correspondent, Latin America
Ana Paula joined MLex in Brazil in 2014 writing about antitrust investigations and merger reviews. Prior to that, she worked for several trade publications and in TV. She lived in Washington DC, where she worked for Al Jazeera English in 2010. She studied journalism and holds a postgraduate diploma in International Business Management from the George Brown College in Toronto and a Master of Business Administration diploma in government relations from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV).