Antitrust

10/08/2020

What critics say House Democrats got wrong about Big Tech

Carl Szabo
Carl Szabo Vice President and General Counsel

Carl Szabo, the vice president and general counsel with tech trade group Netchoice, said the proposed changes to merger policy could disincentivize investors from giving money to new startups. “[Investors] want to have an escape valve where if [a startup] is failing, it can be bought, it can sell,” Szabo said. “You’re not going to see … investment in a future competitor to dominant players.”

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