AAI Senior Fellow John Connor's international price-fixing work was featured in Newsweek's EU Price Fixing Costs Households Billions. Connor's findings show the scale of overcharging, with illegal cartels across Europe costing each EU household the equivalent of three-and-a-half years of bread, rice, and cereals. In June 2014, Connor was awarded the AAI's Alfred E. Kahn Award for Antitrust Achievement for his work as the world's leading cartel researcher.
On Thursday, June 18, the AAI's 16th Annual Conference, Antitrust and the 2016 Presidential Transition, will undertake an expansive critical examination of the modern antitrust enterprise.
On Wednesday, April 15, AAI President Diana Moss will join the panel Rise in Professional Third-Party Antitrust and Consumer Advocacy at the American Bar Association¹s Annual Antitrust Spring Meeting in Washington D.C.
On Wednesday, April 8, AAI President Diana Moss will join public interest advocates to examine the question of whether or not Exelon¹s proposed purchase of PEPCO is in the public interest.
From Washington Post's Heinz will buy Kraft Foods in mega-merger for American food: “All these food-space mergers give (buyers) the illusion of choice. They’re thinking, ‘Oh gosh, look at all these brands,’” said Diana Moss, president of the American Antitrust Institute. “But what the consumer doesn’t see is the smaller and smaller number of manufacturers maintaining those brands. It doesn’t mean they compete with each other — they don’t — and that gives them significant power to raise prices and reduce choice.”