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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