Jun 27, 2018

"We learned the government is often the underdog in a lot of these cases"

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(U.S. Edition) India's the latest country to be embroiled in trade negotiations with the U.S. And like so many other countries, they're threatening retaliatory tariffs. Companies are reacting by announcing plans to move production overseas, but what does it mean…

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"The government is often the underdog," the U.S. assistant attorney general says

Makan Delrahim talks about the Justice Department's losing bid to block the AT&T-Time Warner merger, along with other antitrust cases.
“We don't have a 24-hour dedicated news channel to go out and spin your case to the American public and judges and others as some merging parties might,” says Makan Delrahim, pictured above at the Aspen Ideas Festival, of the loss of the AT&T-Time Warner case.
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Trade tariffs begin pushing companies to manufacture abroad. Will anything pull them back?

Jun 27, 2018
With trade tensions seemingly escalating, companies are now reacting. Some are starting to move production overseas, adjust their supply chains and raise prices. Once these shifts happen, how hard is it for companies to shift back? Click the above audio…

(U.S. Edition) India’s the latest country to be embroiled in trade negotiations with the U.S. And like so many other countries, they’re threatening retaliatory tariffs. Companies are reacting by announcing plans to move production overseas, but what does it mean to make a shift like that? We’ll look at the challenges that come with shaking up your supply chain. Plus: Marketplace Morning host David Brancaccio is at the Aspen Ideas Festival this week, interviewing prominent business leaders and officials in the country. Our first conversation is with Makan Delrahim, assistant attorney general of the U.S. and chief of the Justice Department’s Antitrust Division. He joined us to talk about the Justice Department’s losing bid to block the AT&T-Time Warner merger, along with other antitrust cases. Today’s podcast is sponsored by Indeed (Indeed.com/marketplace), Michigan Economic Development Corporation (planetm.michiganbusiness.org), and the University of Utah David Eccles School of Business (utahmbaonline.com). (06/27/2018)

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