The US DoJ lists antitrust as a priority enforcement area and reveals plans to commit substantial resources to antitrust enforcement

In March 3, 2022, speeches at the American Bar Association’s Annual National Institute on White Collar Crime (ABA White Collar Institute), US Attorney General (AG) Merrick Garland and US Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division (AAG) Kenneth Polite Jr. addressed the US Department of Justice’s (DOJ) increased commitment to investigating and prosecuting corporate crime. As a testament to their commitment to these resource-intensive cases, AG Garland discussed plans to hire 120 new prosecutors and 900 new FBI agents; this announcement represents a substantial surge in resources. AG Garland and AAG Polite also addressed specific ways they intend to increase enforcement efforts, including through the expanded use of data analytics. Finally, in addition to outlining substantive

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Benton Curtis, Julian L. André, Justin P. Murphy, Sarah E. Walters, Edward B. Diskant, Paul M. Thompson, Kenji M. Price, The US DoJ lists antitrust as a priority enforcement area and reveals plans to commit substantial resources to antitrust enforcement, 3 March 2022, e-Competitions March 2022, Art. N° 105812

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