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Robinson-Patman 'caricatures' neglect forgotten US FTC enforcement targeting kickbacks, Bedoya says

By Chris May
  • 24 May 2023 00:14
  • 24 May 2023 00:14
Imposing duties of loyalty to supply chain intermediaries receiving kickbacks used to be a “mainstay” of US Federal Trade Commission competition enforcement under the Robinson-Patman Act, but the agency must now overcome ‘caricatures’ of the law solely focused on price discrimination, Commissioner Alvaro Bedoya said today.

Bedoya said he would “love to see”

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