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US FTC official hits back at accusations of ‘international regulatory collusion,’ warns of costs for all

Accusations and "conspiracy theories" that the US Federal Trade Commission is engaging in international regulatory collusion with foreign competition authorities have a "cost" attached to them that will hurt everyone eventually, a senior official warned today.
In heavy-hitting remarks, Maria Coppola, director of the FTC's Office of International Affairs, addressed

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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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