The Digital Markets Act: Is Europe Better Equipped to Rein in the Power of Big Tech?

A pivot in leadership is unfolding across the Atlantic as Margrethe Vestager announced her exit as Europe’s chief competition regulator to launch her candidacy to head the European Investment Bank.[1] Under her auspices, the European Union (“EU”) led the charge against the world’s largest tech companies,[2] with the spotlight often gleaming on companies like Google, … Read more

Examining the Costs of Emigration for North Africans to Italy

On September 14, 2023, Italian Interior Minister Matteo Piantedosi released a decree stating that asylum seekers will need to pay a $5,000 (US) dollar fine to avoid waiting in a detention center while their applications are under review.[1] The decree was promulgated as a direct result of an influx of North African migrants into Italy, … Read more