Antitrust Antitrust

At criminal 'chicken nirvana' trial, industry executives had no authority to set prices, US jury told

By Khushita Vasant
  • 26 Oct 2021 20:23
  • 26 Oct 2021 22:07
Former chicken industry executives accused of fixing the prices of broiler chickens told a jury during a criminal antitrust trial today that they had no authority to set prices and that their business decisions were independent, legitimate and driven by market forces.
The trial, which features 10 defendants and is

To view the latest version of this document and thousands of others like it, sign-in to MLex or register for a free trial.

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.

Discover MLex

Stay on top of global regulatory developments

Latest News