Happy Birthday Bill Baer: The Tipline for 31 May 2019

GCR USA wishes a happy birthday to Arnold & Porter partner Bill Baer. A veteran of the Federal Trade Commission, Baer made his mark on US antitrust enforcement while serving for more than three years as the head of the Department of Justice’s antitrust division. There, he spearheaded challenges to Apple’s pricing of e-books and to a conspiracy amongst banks to fix rates on the foreign currency exchange spot market. The latter obtained an agency record $2.5 billion in fines.

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