DOJ Official Urges Consistency In Global Antitrust Efforts

Law360, New York (September 14, 2012, 4:00 PM EDT) -- Cooperation between international agencies is needed to improve enforcement of competition laws and to cut down the inconsistencies faced by businesses under antitrust scrutiny, the head of the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division said Friday.

Acting Assistant Attorney General Joseph Wayland, speaking at the International Bar Association's annual competition conference in Florence, Italy, detailed the efforts the DOJ has undertaken to enhance its cooperation with foreign competition watchdogs. He said many of the actions that tend to draw attention from antitrust regulators happen across borders,...
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