The US New York State Senate proposes legislation to modernize state antitrust law and expands the State’s and private litigants’ ability to litigate against companies for anticompetitive conduct (Twenty-First Century Anti-Trust Act)

New York Could Lead the Nation Into 21st Century Antitrust Enforcement* New York is on the verge of revamping state antitrust enforcement to tackle competition issues of the 21st Century. On September 14, 2020, the Consumer Protection Committee of the New York State Senate held a virtual antitrust hearing regarding Senate Bill S8700, which is known as the “Twenty-First Century Anti-Trust Act.” The proposed legislation, which, New York State Senator Michael Gianaris introduced in July 2020, would modernize existing state antitrust law and expand the State’s and private litigants’ ability to litigate against companies for anticompetitive conduct. The bill, if passed, would place New York at the forefront of antitrust enforcement in the nation. It is no

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Grant Petrosyan, The US New York State Senate proposes legislation to modernize state antitrust law and expands the State’s and private litigants’ ability to litigate against companies for anticompetitive conduct (Twenty-First Century Anti-Trust Act), 14 September 2020, e-Competitions October 2020, Art. N° 96804

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