DOJ Antitrust Workload Questioned Amid Office Closings

Law360, New York (January 25, 2013, 6:31 PM EST) -- Facing concerns over the Antitrust Division's ability to handle its workload as it shutters four field offices, the agency's head of criminal enforcement said Thursday that the remaining offices would tackle both international and local price-fixing investigations.

Speaking at the annual meeting of the New York State Bar Association's Antitrust Law Section, the U.S. Department of Justice's Marvin Price Jr. lauded the record $1.1 billion in cartel fines the agency collected in 2012 — mainly from foreign auto parts and technology manufacturers — and said international...
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