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DAMITT Q3 2018: U.S. Antitrust Agencies Announce Merger Review Reforms in Response to DAMITT Findings

European Union, USA - October 12 2018 Citing findings from the Dechert Antitrust Merger Investigation Timing Tracker (DAMITT) that have demonstrated a marked increase in the duration of…

Alec Burnside, Rani Habash, Michael L. Weiner

DAMITT Q2 2018 Update: Duration of Significant Antitrust Merger Investigations May Have Plateaued Despite Unchanged Levels of Enforcement in the US and the EU

USA - July 20 2018 The numbers of significant antitrust merger investigations in the U.S. and the EU both are on pace to match 2017 levels...

Alec Burnside, Rani Habash, Michael L. Weiner

DAMITT Q1 2018 Update: Trend Toward Longer Antitrust Merger Investigations Slowing or Reversing, But Activity Levels Similar to Recent Years

USA - April 9 2018 Significant U.S. antitrust merger investigations resolved in Q1 2018 lasted an average of 9.7 months—about a month faster than the record high of 10.8…

Alec Burnside, Rani Habash, Michael L. Weiner

DAMITT 2017 Year in Review - Number of Significant Antitrust Merger Investigations Declines in the US and Europe But Investigations Take Ever Longer to Complete; Signs of Trump Administration Quickening the Pace

European Union, USA - January 18 2018 The length of significant U.S. merger investigations climbed to an average of 10.8 months in 2017, a new DAMITT record, despite the number of…

Alec Burnside, Rani Habash, Michael L. Weiner

DAMITT Q3 Update: Significant US Antitrust Merger Investigations and Complaints Are Down Sharply But Taking Longer

USA - October 10 2017 The number of significant merger investigations was down 25% on both a YTD and RTM basis Only one significant investigation resulted in a complaint in…

Rani Habash, Michael L. Weiner