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Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Justice Department, Federal Trade Commission and the European Commission Issue Joint Statement Following the Inaugural EU-U.S. Joint Technology Competition Policy Dialogue

Today, the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and the European Commission launched the EU-U.S. Joint Technology Competition Policy Dialogue (Joint Dialogue) to reaffirm a longstanding tradition of close cooperation in antitrust enforcement and policy.

The Justice Department’s Antitrust Division Assistant Attorney General Jonathan Kanter, Federal Trade Commission Chair Lina Khan and Executive Vice President Margrethe Vestager of the European Commission issued a joint statement at the conclusion of the inaugural EU-U.S. Joint Technology Competition Policy Dialogue. Through the Joint Dialogue, and other cooperation efforts, the agencies are committed to ensuring and promoting fair competition and vigorous enforcement which benefits consumers, businesses and workers on both sides of the Atlantic.

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Antitrust
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Press Release Number: 
21-1209
Updated December 7, 2021