November 8, 2022 — POLITICO Morning Ag covered Economic Liberties' first ever amicus brief in support of DOJ's appeal challenging a merger between U.S. Sugar & Imperial Sugar and a new coalition letter to USDA for failing to protect consumers from corporate consolidation.
November 8, 2022 — Economic Liberties' Research Director Matt Stoller joined Pivot to discuss the fight against corporate power with Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway.
Nevada Current: In first-of-its-kind antitrust win, DOJ fines firm for suppressing wages of school nurses in NV
November 8, 2022 — Economic Liberties' Senior Legal Counsel Katherine Van Dyck talked with Nevada Current about DOJ's win against a staffing firm for illegally suppressing Nevada nurses wages.
Economic Liberties’ Amicus Brief Argues U.S. Sugar Merger Cannot Be Sustained Under Incipiency Standard
November 8, 2022 — The American Economic Liberties Project kicked off its new amicus program, led by Senior Legal Counsel Katherine Van Dyck, with an amicus brief filed in support of the U.S. Department of Justice’s appeal of the district court decision to allow U.S. Sugar Corporations’ $350 million acquisition of rival Imperial Sugar Company (Imperial Sugar). Economic Liberties argues that that the acquisition cannot be sustained under the incipiency standard created by Section 7 of the Clayton Act, in both the regional and national markets proposed by the parties.
November 7, 2022 — In response to Airbnb’s recent announcement that it will allow users to search the platform using total price, bringing more transparency to hidden fees in the checkout process, the American Economic Liberties Project released the following statement.