DOJ, FTC Need More Coordination: Antitrust Lawyers

Law360, New York (November 26, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division and the Federal Trade Commission must work together to reduce differences in their approaches to civil antitrust enforcement, lawyers and economists with the American Bar Association’s Section of Antitrust Law say.

“A view that federal antitrust enforcement is unfair or arbitrary, with results driven by the agency assigned to investigate rather than by the merits, undermines the credibility of the agencies domestically and abroad,” the antitrust section said in a transition report on the current state of antitrust and...
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