Financial Markets Top DOJ Antitrust Priorities

Law360, Washington (March 26, 2014, 8:18 PM ET) -- A U.S. Department of Justice antitrust official said on Wednesday that restoring financial markets' and benchmark rates' integrity and protecting competition will continue to be some of the agency's top priorities “for the foreseeable future.”

Elizabeth B. Prewitt, assistant chief of DOJ Antitrust's New York field office, told attorneys at an ABA Antitrust spring meeting panel that the division would continue to be an active participant in President Barack Obama's financial fraud enforcement task force and work with the criminal division on its investigations into Libor...
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