Ex-Telecoms Chief To Lead New UK Antitrust Agency

Law360, New York (July 17, 2012, 4:51 PM EDT) -- The British government picked David Currie, the former head of the U.K.'s telecom regulator, to run the country's new competition watchdog Tuesday as the country merges its two existing agencies as part of its proposed antitrust reform legislation.

While Currie, who also serves as an independent in the House of Lords, hasn't worked for either the Competition Commission or the Office of Fair Trading, he has led the process of launching a new agency before when he ran Ofcom from its start in 2002 until 2009....
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