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  • Targeting Tech: Is Antitrust The Answer?

    Through contentious investigations and enforcement actions spanning state, federal, and international government, regulatory oversight is redefining the role of leading technology companies in our society. One question looms larger than all others: Should local and federal governments level the cannons of antitrust law against its most successful business sector, technology?

    Tuesday, November 12, 2019 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
    151 West 43rd St.
    10th Floor
    New York, NY 10036
    United States
  • The Impact of Prescription Drug Price Controls: An International Policy and Patient Perspective

    Tuesday, November 5, 2019 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
    National Press Club, Holeman Lounge
    529 14th Street NW
    Washington, DC 20045
    United States
  • The Case against the PRO Act

    The Competitive Enterprise Institute and Institute for the American Worker invite you to join us for a lunch briefing on the Protecting the Right to Organize Act of 2019 (H.R. 2474). The PRO Act threatens to radically alter labor relations law at the state and national level, disregarding worker choice with destructive economic effect.

    Thursday, September 26, 2019 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
    Longworth House Office Building, Room 1540
    15 Independence Ave SE
    Washington, DC 20515
    United States
  • Podcast: SOX Auditor Attestation Requirements: Striking a Balance Between Capital Formation and Investor Protection?

    Is “investor protection” coordinated sufficiently with “promotion of capital formation”? This live podcast will consider this question in connection with recent public rulemaking developments at the Securities and Exchange Commission.

    Wednesday, September 25, 2019 12:00 pm
    Washington, DC 20005
    United States
  • CEI Luncheon with Dr. Oonagh McDonald

    The Competitive Enterprise Institute is hosting a private luncheon with Dr. Oonagh McDonald, author of the recently published Holding Bankers to Account: A Decade of Market Manipulation, Regulatory Failures, and Regulatory Reforms.

    Thursday, September 19, 2019 12:00 pm
    21 W 52nd St
    New York, NY 10019
    United States
  • Prosperity Caucus: Economics by the Slice

    Thursday, September 5, 2019 6:00 pm
    1310 L Street NW
    Washington, DC 20005
    United States
  • How to Become a Federal Criminal Book Party 8/22/19

    Please join the Competitive Enterprise Institute for a reception and conversation with Mike Chase, author of the recently published How to Become a Federal Criminal: An Illustrated Handbook for the Aspiring Offender.

    Thursday, August 22, 2019 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
    1310 L Street NW
    Washington, DC 20005
    United States
  • CEI LUNCH BRIEFING: The Case Against Carbon Taxes

    Join us for an expert panel discussion on the case against carbon taxes. Debates on Capitol Hill around the Green New Deal have reinvigorated the call for carbon taxes. Proponents of carbon taxes often claim that they offer a free market alternative to more radical environmental policies like the Green New Deal. Our panel will articulate why carbon taxes are not a free market alternative to the Green New Deal, explore the disastrous costs and consequences of this policy suggestion, and caution lawmakers against distorting the climate debate with a flawed response.

    The panel discussion will feature James Lucier's recently published report, The Carbon Tax: Analysis of Six Potential Scenarios. The analysis uses scoring conventions similar to those used by the Congressional Budget Office to model and evaluate the economic impacts of carbon taxes.

    Monday, June 24, 2019 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
    Russell Senate Office Building
    2 Constitution Ave NE
    Washington, DC 20002
    United States
  • Iain Murray Speaks at FEEcon 2019

    FEEcon 2019 VIP Session: What to do About the Rise in Hostility to Capitalism and Free Markets?

    Friday, June 14, 2019 7:45 am to 9:00 am
    265 Peachtree Center Ave NE
    Atlanta, GA 30303
    United States
  • Demanding that Agencies Comply with the Law: OMB's New Interpretation of the Congressional Review Act

    Congress passed the Congressional Review Act in 1996 to prevent agency rules from going into effect before Congress had the opportunity to expeditiously review and nullify ones that it deemed unwise. None of the three Presidents since then—Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama—used the CRA to rein in the administrative state. President Donald Trump has. In April 2019, the White House Office of Management and Budget issued a memorandum reading the CRA broadly for executive and independent agencies alike. This panel will discuss the potential effect that the OMB Memorandum might have on the regulatory state.

    Thursday, June 13, 2019 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
    The Heritage Foundation
    214 Massachusetts Ave NE
    Lehrman Auditorium
    Washin, DC 20002
    United States


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