Kohl Resurrects 3 Antitrust Bills For New Congress

Law360, New York (January 26, 2011, 3:31 PM EST) -- Sen. Herb Kohl, D-Wis., has revived three antitrust bills that stalled in the last Congress, including measures designed to eliminate vertical price-fixing, pay-for-delay drug settlements and railroad antitrust exemptions.

The lawmaker — who chairs the Senate's panel on antitrust, competition policy and consumer rights — reintroduced all three measures Tuesday and said they remained priorities for him in the new Congress.

The bills focus largely on hot-button antitrust issues that have run into roadblocks in the courts.

The pay-for-delay bill, called the Preserve Access to Affordable...
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