Ex-DOJ Antitrust Official To Be Hong Kong Agency CEO

Law360, Fort Wayne (June 19, 2017, 5:09 PM EDT) -- Brent Snyder, the U.S. Department of Justice’s former acting assistant attorney general in charge of the Antitrust Division, is joining the Hong Kong Competition Commission to lead its executive function, the commission said Monday.

Snyder will become the commission’s CEO for a three-year term beginning in September and assist in carrying out the territory’s relatively new competition law, which bans cartels and other anti-competitive conduct but leaves mergers largely outside of the commission's purview.

“I am honoured and excited to take on this important role at...
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