The US Government announces two key nominations at the White House and the FTC that signal a pro-enforcement approach to antitrust policy

President Biden has signaled a pro-enforcement approach to antitrust policy by naming Columbia Law School professor Tim Wu as a White House adviser and nominating Lina Khan, who also teaches at Columbia Law, to be commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Both are known for expansive views of the antitrust laws and advocacy of forceful enforcement, particularly against technology companies. The president has not yet announced nominees for the most critical antitrust

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  • Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (New York)
  • Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (Washington DC)
  • Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (Washington DC)
  • Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (Washington DC)

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Boris Bershteyn, Tara L. Reinhart, Jessica Watters, David P. Wales, The US Government announces two key nominations at the White House and the FTC that signal a pro-enforcement approach to antitrust policy, 22 March 2021, e-Competitions June 2021, Art. N° 100869

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