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US FTC to establish second unit to crack down on anticompetitive practices

By Khushita Vasant
  • 20 Jun 2023 00:06
  • 20 Jun 2023 00:06
The US Federal Trade Commission is establishing a second unit dedicated to cracking down on anticompetitive practices, for which it is looking to hire an assistant director.
The second "Anticompetitive Practices Division" or "ACP II" will be housed under the FTC's Bureau of Competition with an aim to "enhance 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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