INSIGHT: Clear Antitrust Guidance Can Help Fight Coronavirus

INSIGHT: Clear Antitrust Guidance Can Help Fight Coronavirus

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In an op-ed article published by Bloomberg Law, WilmerHale lawyers Perry Lange, a partner, and David Katz, an associate, argued that antitrust regulators should provide swift, clear guidance to companies seeking to cooperate in the fight against the new and dangerous coronavirus that has caused a global pandemic.

An excerpt from their opinion piece:

“Mitigating, and eventually stopping, the spread of Covid-19 will require novel approaches and a focus on efficient allocation of resources, sharing of information, and coordinated actions. The DOJ and FTC should provide specific, proactive guidance, in coordination with federal and state health and economic regulators, to facilitate necessary cooperation over identified supply or service disruptions.

Read their article.