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US FTC's Khan grilled over 'wildly inconsistent' market definition in lawsuits against Meta, due process at Senate hearing

By Khushita Vasant
  • 21 Sep 2022 04:39
  • 21 Sep 2022 04:39
US Federal Trade Commission Chair Lina Khan fielded an aggressive line of questioning at a Senate hearing over the agency employing allegedly "wildly inconsistent" market definitions in analogous cases, and the lack of due process over how some competition cases are being pursued.

Khan and Jonathan Kanter, the assistant attorney general of the

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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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