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U.S.: Final days for antitrust chief

 |  November 8, 2012

The antitrust chief of the Justice Department has announce that he will be leaving the position on November 16. Joseph Wayland’s time as antitrust chief is widely considered a successful one. While the White House awaits the Senate’s approval of William Baer, the nominee to fill the position, the Obama Administration will have to fill the seat with an acting chief. Wayland’s departure did not come as surprise, and sources close to him suspect he will return to Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP.

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