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Alcohol markets warrant closer look by US DOJ, FTC over vertical mergers, monopoly, exclusion concerns, Treasury Department says

By Khushita Vasant
  • 09 Feb 2022 13:36
  • 09 Feb 2022 13:36
Alcohol markets in the US warrant a "closer look" by the US Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission regarding vertical mergers and arrangements that may lead to monopolization or exclusion of small firms and new entrants, the US Department of the Treasury said today.
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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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