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US DOJ’s Kanter, FTC’s Khan urge faster, more proactive merger enforcement

US antitrust enforcement chiefs Jonathan Kanter and Lina Khan emphasized the need for increased merger enforcement that addresses potential anticompetitive effects before they occur.

DOJ Assistant Attorney General Kanter said the agency's antitrust division needs to take decisive action to stop mergers that “entrench market power” or tend to create monopoly.

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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.

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