Antitrust Issues in Platform Economics


May 16, 2024

Dr. Hassan Faghani will present on a District of Columbia Bar webinar and CLE program that will cover core concepts in platform economics—the economic dynamics and principles that govern platforms, which are digital or physical infrastructures that facilitate the exchange of goods, services, or information among different groups. He will provide an expert’s perspective while presenting with Dennis P. Cuevas (D.C. Bar) . The class will also address concepts of platform competition and related antitrust issues, including:

  • Definition of platforms
  • Economic models in platforms
  • Competition issues in platforms and how competition affects incentive on different sides of a platform
  • Important legal and practical issues related to antitrust, such as market definition, monopolization, mergers, and coordinated behavior

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Hassan Faghani


Washington, DC