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Comment: US Republican lawmakers' warnings to asset managers on ESG-related antitrust violations leave private bar searching for guidance

By Khushita Vasant
  • 12 Jul 2023 23:49
  • 13 Jul 2023 00:54
Corporate activity related to environmental, social and governance goals has turned into a political minefield as some Republican US lawmakers double down on investigating what they say is potential anticompetitive collusion, but it has left the private bar wanting for guidance on how not to run afoul of antitrust laws.

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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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