Moderator: Khushita Vasant
Khushita covers US antitrust enforcement and litigation for MLex in Washington, DC. She previously covered EU competition law in Brussels where she broke news on high-profile antitrust and merger investigations. She has covered the EU’s actions against Google, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon, to name a few. Now in the US, she closely tracks landmark antitrust lawsuits and investigations initiated by the Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission against some large digital platforms. She’s often in federal courts across the US to report on high-profile civil and criminal antitrust litigation, and on Capitol Hill to cover developments on a set of critical antitrust bills pending in Congress. Khushita specializes in coverage of intellectual property, with notable scoops on US policy developments and EU investigations in the field of standard-essential patents. Her articles on SEPs have been nominated for the Concurrences Antitrust Writing Awards. Khushita previously wrote about monetary policy, and the bond and FX markets for The Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones Newswires in Mumbai.