News & Notes

Allan Ingraham Speaks at the 11th Spectrum Management Conference

Managing Director Dr. Allan Ingraham recently participated in “Cracking the Rural Broadband Challenge — Delivering Connectivity and Affordability” at the 11th Spectrum Management Conference in Washington, DC. Fellow speakers included leading industry luminaries Giulia McHenry (Chief, Office of Economics and Analytics, Federal Communications Commission), Campbell Massie (Director of Regulatory Policy, North America, GSMA), and Fernando Carrillo (Global Spectrum & Regulatory Policy, GSOA). The session examined the connectivity needs of citizens and businesses in unserved and underserved areas, and the programs that are being established at federal and state levels to deliver broadband connectivity at affordable prices.

Cagatay Koc Joins American Health Law Association Podcast

Managing Director Dr. Cagatay Koc, along with Leslie Overton of Axinn Veltrop & Harkrider LLP, and Peter Mucchetti of Clifford Chance LLP spoke on AHLA’s Speaking of Health Law podcast about the Biden Administration’s changing approaches to antitrust in health care since the release of its July 2021 executive order on antitrust competition. They discussed the administration’s “all of government” policy approach to antitrust, recommendations for navigating merger reviews and antitrust investigations in the health care sector, considerations related to labor theories in the antitrust framework, and what to expect from revisions to the merger guidelines.

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Study by Secretariat Economist’s Pablo Varas Featured in Fast Company Article

Associate Director Dr. Pablo Varas features in Fast Company’s article, Comcast and Charter face a grim new reality: actual

competition where he comments on the impact to internet speeds and service costs when wireless providers enter cable dominated markets. The Fast Company article draws upon Dr. Varas’ study, “How Does Low-end Entry Affect High-end Service Quality in the U.S. Residential Broadband Service Markets?”

Our San Francisco Office has a New Address

Secretariat Economists has moved to a new office in San Francisco and while the location has changed, our talented team remains the same. Our new address is:

135 Main Street
Suite 1850
San Francisco CA 94105
+1 415 975 5510