CFPB Blasts Pay-to-Play Conflicts of Interest in Digital Mortgage Comparison Platforms
February 7, 2023 — In response to a new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau advisory opinion on protecting Americans from pay-to-play schemes on digital mortgage comparison-shopping platforms, the American Economic Liberties Project released the following statement.
CVS’ Acquisition of Oak Street Health Would Be a Bad Deal for Patients & Communities
February 7, 2023 — On Monday, The Wall Street Journal reported that CVS, owner of the largest drugstore chain, pharmacy benefit manager (Caremark), and third largest health insurer (Aetna) in the U.S., is nearing a giant $10.5 billion deal to buy Oak Street Health, a network of 150+ primary care centers for seniors with Medicare Advantage plans. In response, the American Economic Liberties Project released the following statement.
Yahoo! Finance: Ticketmaster, Live Nation ‘acting pretty monopolistically,’ analyst says
February 7, 2023 — Economic Liberties' Senior Policy Analyst Krista Brown talked with Yahoo! Finance about the DOJ’s probe of Ticketmaster and Live Nation.
Seeking Alpha: Antitrust group urges FTC to block potential CVS purchase of Oak Street
February 7, 2023 — In response to news that CVS is nearing a $10.5 billion deal to buy Oak Street Health, Economic Liberties' Policy Analyst Sara Sirota talked with Seeking Alpha about why the deal would be disastrous.
Break Up Ticketmaster Coalition on Upcoming Beyonce Tour
February 6, 2023 — — As the first day of Beyonce ticket sales begins today, following the Taylor Swift meltdown, Bad Bunny fake ticket fiasco, and a blockbuster hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee, the Break Up Ticketmaster Coalition released the following statement.