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Khan warns of dangers of allowing dominant firms to choose which enforcers investigate them

By Khushita Vasant
  • 09 Jul 2024 23:50
  • 09 Jul 2024 23:50
US Federal Trade Commission Chair Lina Khan today warned it's “dangerous” to let powerful, dominant companies decide which enforcer should oversee an investigation into or litigation against them, and said enforcers should recuse themselves from cases when they have financial conflicts of interests.
At a congressional budget hearing, US Representative

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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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