The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) held its third virtual event in the Competition Policy Series, “What Steps Must Canada Take to Address the Challenges from Digital Technologies?”, on Wednesday, June 8, 2022.
The digital economy has upended competition policy and presents complex new challenges for policy makers. What challenges have been witnessed over the past few years, and what have been the implications for innovation and for society more generally? What is the role of competition policy to address these issues? Do we need greater emphasis on antitrust or on regulations to address these issues? Is greater coordination required across regulatory bodies and, if so, what mechanisms can be used to achieve it?
These and other questions were addressed by our panel of experts: