DOJ's Baer Displays Bold Antitrust Leadership Early On

Law360, New York (May 1, 2013, 8:55 PM EDT) -- Less than four months after taking over as the Justice Department's antitrust chief, Bill Baer reversed the agency's long-standing policy of publicly naming individuals carved out of corporate immunity deals in cartel cases, a bold move attorneys say fits his reputation as a decisive and reasonable enforcer.

Baer, a veteran of the Federal Trade Commission, is well-known and respected among antitrust attorneys, and when he took the post with the DOJ in January, practitioners expected him to continue the tough, litigation-friendly stance of the Obama administration's...
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