in this issue
People & Business :: Companies
DOJ drops antitrust inquiry into seed industry, Monsanto
November 29, 2012 | Rebecca Coons
The US Department of Justice’s (DOJ) antitrust division has closed an investigation into possible anticompetitive licensing practices in the seed industry without taking any enforcement action. The investigation began in 2010 amid accusations of antitrust violations by Monsanto, the market leader in genetically modified seeds, and marked the first time US regulators scrutinized competition in the highly consolidated seed market. “We’re pleased that the Justice Department has closed its inquiry and this issue is now behind us,” says David...
This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.
Forgot your user ID or password?
Not an IHS Chemical Week member yet?
Here's why you should be:
100% Satisfaction Guarantee