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Comment: US antitrust policy has remained largely consistent across administrations, but uncertainty looms with election

By Flavia Fortes, Jenna Ebersole, Curtis Eichelberger, Max Fillion and Khushita Vasant
  • 03 Nov 2020 16:32
  • 10 Nov 2020 18:57
US antitrust policy hasn’t seen major shifts in enforcement between presidential administrations in decades.
A bipartisan consensus has generally been the rule, but a Biden victory amid progressive calls for tougher standards — particularly in the tech sector — would test that history. A Trump victory, on the other hand,

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Khushita Vasant

Chief Antitrust Correspondent, US

Khushita covers US antitrust enforcement and litigation for MLex. A former Brussels hand, she wrote about about antitrust & mergers for the Policy and Regulatory Report (PaRR), she has covered the EU's actions against Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon to name a few. Khushita specialises in tech and patent policy coverage which featured in the Concurrences Antitrust Writing Awards. Previously as a financial journalist for The Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones Newswires, she wrote about monetary policy and the bond and currency markets. Khushita studied journalism at Mumbai University, and received an Erasmus Mundus scholarship for a masters from universities in Germany and Austria.

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