Antitrust Antitrust

FTC Chair Khan shows 'nothing but disdain' for senior staff as 'exodus' continues, Wilson says

By Serafina Smith and Michael Acton
  • 09 Jun 2022 19:37
  • 09 Jun 2022 22:11
Federal Trade Commission member Christine Wilson today slammed Chair Lina Khan for pushing senior staff out of the agency, accusing Khan of viewing such people as “part of the corrupt antitrust establishment.”
“It's ironic that Chair Khan needs the seasoned, experienced litigators and economists to bring the cases in court

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Serafina Smith


Serafina Smith covers mergers and acquisitions for MLex from New York. Before becoming a journalist, Serafina was a paralegal supporting the United States Department of Justice, where she worked on foreign bribery and money laundering cases. She holds a master’s degree in journalism from New York University and a bachelor’s degree in linguistics from Georgetown University.

Michael Acton

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Michael is a senior correspondent for MLex in San Francisco, where he moved in 2020 after working in our Brussels bureau. Before joining MLex, he reported on EU politics as the Financial Times’ Nico Colchester Fellow in Brussels. Michael has a degree in International Relations and Politics from the University of Cambridge, and a degree in History and French from University College London and Paris IV Sorbonne.

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