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3-Revisiting The Merger Guidelines: Protecting An Enforcement Asset By Daniel Francis

Revisiting the Merger Guidelines: Protecting an Enforcement Asset

What should we do with a magic wand? The revision of the merger guidelines offers an opportunity to update and improve the foundational texts...
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Reevaluating Out-of-Market Efficiencies in Antitrust

By John M. Yun (George Mason University) Antitrust analyses relegate efficiencies to a second-class status. Not only are they often an after-thought when assessing conduct...
3- Updating the Merger Guidelines: A Dynamic Reboot

Updating the Merger Guidelines: A Dynamic Reboot

In this article we offer a number of recommendations for updating the merger guidelines. Our comments address six distinct areas: (1) the guidelines’ structure, (2)...
5- Beginnings of an Antitrust Revolution? By Sandeep Vaheesan

Beginnings of an Antitrust Revolution?

President Biden made antitrust law — and reforming it — an important part of his administration’s agenda. Nearly nine months after he issued a...
6- Seven Myths of Market Definition

Seven Myths of Market Definition

Roughly a year into control of the federal antitrust agencies, President Biden’s antitrust team is turning its attention to policies and enforcement practices. They...
No-Remedies Policy Merger Enforcement

Fix It or Forget It: A “No-Remedies” Policy for Merger Enforcement

The inherent limitations of remedies as a method of resolving competitive concerns with mergers have become more evident. The expansive use of remedies in...
Physician Groups Next Enforcement Frontier Healthcare Provider Mergers

Physician Groups – The Next Enforcement Frontier for Healthcare Provider Mergers?

The Federal Trade Commission’s recent announcement that it will be undertaking a retrospective study of physician group consolidations may signal an increased focus on...
First Steps of the New Merger Control Regime in Uruguay

First Steps of the New Merger Control Regime in Uruguay

By Alejandro Alterwain1 A new merger control regime entered into force in Uruguay on April 12, 2020. This article describes its main features and enforcement...
China: Tougher Merger Control Enforcement in the Semiconductor Industry?

China: Tougher Merger Control Enforcement in the Semiconductor Industry?

The COVID-19 pandemic did not slow down M&A in the semiconductor industry. To the contrary, 2020 saw semiconductor M&A deals reaching an all-time high...
Analyzing Nascent Competitor Acquisitions Rationally

Analyzing Nascent Competitor Acquisitions Rationally

By John M. Taladay & Jeffrey S. Oliver1   Many recent articles have posited that dominant companies are squelching competition by buying up nascent companies before...
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