Bloomberg Law
Nov. 11, 2020, 9:00 AM

Biden Seen Reining In Mergers and Cracking Down on Big Tech

David McLaughlin
David McLaughlin
Bloomberg News

Since Joe Biden left office almost four years ago, antitrust enforcement has gone from a backwater of Democratic policymaking to a key tool for reshaping the U.S. economy.

That trend is expected to continue -- and could even accelerate -- under a Joe Biden administration, according to antitrust experts and those who advised his campaign on competition policy.

Biden will take office as progressives have come to see antitrust enforcement as a means for tackling the power of dominant companies and improving economic outcomes for workers. There’s mounting evidence that many industries have grown more concentrated, contributing to such economic ...

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