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US FTC official calls for rethink of remedial measures, diversification of toolkit to deter misconduct

By Khushita Vasant
  • 18 Feb 2021 18:08
  • 22 Feb 2021 18:59
Enforcers at the US Federal Trade Commission ought to rethink the remedies available to the agency and must seek to diversify their toolkit beyond Section 13(b), which deals with monetary equitable remedies, an agency official said today.

“Regardless of what happens with Rule 13(b), the FTC really needs to rethink its remedial approach,”

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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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