Smoke and mirrors: The Tipline for 25 June 2020

25 June 2020

If you have ever attended an antitrust conference, you’ve likely heard lawyers praise US enforcement as being one of the few areas of government floating above the whims of politics. During testimony before the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, a whistleblower at the Department of Justice’s antitrust division said certain investigations were anything but. “It didn’t feel like a good-faith calling of balls and strikes that I had been used to seeing,” he said.