Antitrust Enforcers Urge End To Free-For-All Probes

Law360, New York (March 31, 2011, 3:38 PM EDT) -- State antitrust enforcers said Thursday that multistate investigations of companies suspected of breaching competition laws should not be a free-for-all, but should be pursued by a small group of states to ensure the biggest impact.

Representatives from the antitrust and consumer protection groups of the state attorneys general for Massachusetts, Connecticut, Texas and Alaska also spoke at the American Bar Association's spring antitrust meeting in Washington on their criteria and procedures for moving forward with individual state cases, and the controversial practice of bringing in outside...
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