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United States: The American Senate hears the Department of Justice’s Assistant Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission’s President on their antitrust activity for 2015

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article in French, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Assistant Attorney General Bill Baer, Head of the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chairman Edith Ramirez were heard on March 9, 2016, by the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights to report on the activities of their respective antitrust enforcement authorities during the year 2015. One of Bill Baer's statements on this occasion indicates the strength placed by the US political system in antitrust values: "Beginning with the Sherman Act, our antitrust laws sought to symbolize the essential principle that consumers benefit from competition and

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François Souty, United States: The American Senate hears the Department of Justice’s Assistant Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission’s President on their antitrust activity for 2015, 9 March 2016, Concurrences N° 2-2016, Art. N° 79225, pp. 243-246

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