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BCLP Partner Arindam Kar was quoted Jan. 14 by Forbes concerning new antitrust enforcement across the agriculture and food industries in light of concerns of concentrated markets and inflation affecting food suppliers. President Joe Biden pledged to take on antitrust with more fervor than previous administrations, and he recently said that the way to combat inflation is to combat antitrust. A joint announcement this month from the Department of Justice and the Department of Agriculture that they’ll increase enforcement against anticompetitive practices is the “first advancement of an antitrust strategy” in over a decade, Arindam noted.

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