The US President Joe Biden signs an executive order aimed at promoting competition in the American economy using antitrust laws

What This Means for Merger Enforcement, Technology Platforms, Healthcare, Banking and Consumer Finance and Labor Markets On Friday, July 9, 2021, President Biden signed a sweeping Executive Order (and provided an accompanying FACT Sheet) with the stated goal of using existing antitrust laws and policy to “reduce the trend of corporate consolidation, increase competition,” and “promote competition in the American economy.” The Executive Order takes a “whole of government” approach to competition policy and includes 72 initiatives to be implemented by over a dozen federal agencies [1] across a wide range of industries, including technology platforms, defense, health care, banking, beverage alcohol, agriculture, transportation and labor markets, and establishes a new White House Competition

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Ryan Shores, Benjamin Gris, David A. Higbee, Jessica K. Delbaum, Djordje Petkoski, Noni Nelson, Caitlin Hutchinson Maddox, Reena Agrawal Sahn, The US President Joe Biden signs an executive order aimed at promoting competition in the American economy using antitrust laws, 9 July 2021, e-Competitions July 2021, Art. N° 101505

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