Law In Business: View From Here: Crude control
In response to rocketing crude oil prices, US lawmakers have proposed a series of measures that could be inconsistent with the broad objectives of existing antitrust laws, explains Raimundo Ortega Bueno
With the Brent crude oil barrel price at more than $75 (£41), politicians are under pressure to relieve the burden on citizens’ pockets. In the past month, the US Congress has proposed a number of actions intended to respond to the public’s concerns over the rising prices of gasoline.
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