Antitrust

07/20/2021

Biden to Nominate Jonathan Kanter as Chief of Justice Department’s Antitrust Division

Carl Szabo
Carl Szabo Vice President and General Counsel

“This will move the Department of Justice from focusing primarily on consumers to focusing primarily on advancing policy and the interests of corporate competitors,” said Carl Szabo, general counsel of the trade group NetChoice, whose members include Amazon, Google and Facebook. “One of the substantial challenges before Kanter is attempting to appear impartial as the DOJ attempts to bring antitrust suits against tech firms that he either previously represented or worked against as an attorney.”

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