Georgia on my mind: The Tipline for 5 January 2021

Georgia voters head to the polls today to determine the political makeup of the US Senate – and perhaps President-elect Joe Biden’s ability to appoint leadership at the US antitrust agencies. Competition policy may not be a deciding factor for many Georgians today, but the Department of Justice sure has its eyes on the Peach State. The government revealed on Monday a deferred prosecution agreement with Argos USA for conspiring to fix prices for ready-mix cement in coastal Georgia. Also in Tipline, another healthcare deal is announced and Kirkland & Ellis expands its antitrust prowess.

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