Topic Archives: Government Shutdown

Impact of the U.S. Government Shutdown on Antitrust Enforcement

The U.S. government partially shut down on December 22 after lawmakers failed to agree on appropriations to fund certain federal operations. The shutdown impacts hundreds of thousands of government employees, nine federal departments, and several agencies, including the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC), which are jointly responsible for antitrust enforcement. The ...›