Letter by Maureen K. Ohlhausen to House Subcommittee on Antitrust

10 Pages Posted: 16 Jun 2020

Date Written: April 17, 2020

Abstract

This letter analyzes the current state of antitrust law in the areas of mergers and conduct and the resources of the US antitrust agencies. It urges a continued focus on competition and consumer benefits, rather than the pursuit of other goals or prohibitions unrelated to competitive effects, and urges Congress to provide additional resources to the enforcement agencies.

Keywords: antitrust, competition, mergers, anticompetitive conduct

JEL Classification: K21

Suggested Citation

Ohlhausen, Maureen, Letter by Maureen K. Ohlhausen to House Subcommittee on Antitrust (April 17, 2020). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3607303 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3607303

Maureen Ohlhausen (Contact Author)

Baker Botts LLP ( email )

Washington, DC
United States

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