One Agency for Antitrust

By Mike Lee, US Senator, Wall Street Journal

Enforcement of U.S. antitrust laws has been divided for more than a century between the Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission. We’ve had more than enough time to see that this arrangement doesn’t work. I will soon introduce the One Agency Act to put all federal antitrust enforcement under one roof. 

No one would intentionally design the system we have today. Even Justice and the FTC, when helping other nations set up their own competition authorities, don’t advocate separate enforcers. Effective and efficient…

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