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US FTC's Khan quizzed about Big Tech, pharma, agency resources, oil sector consolidation at lunch with senators

By Khushita Vasant
  • 03 Mar 2022 23:25
  • 03 Mar 2022 23:25
Lina Khan, the US Federal Trade Commission's chair, today fielded questions from lawmakers on consolidation in the pharmaceutical and oil industries and talked about the need for more resources at the agency as well as stronger penalties to punish corporate anticompetitive behavior, four senators who attended told MLex.
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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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