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Antitrust and competition: surveying global M&A enforcement trends

European Union, USA - January 28 2015 In 2014, the U.S. Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division (DOJ) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) further embraced their aggressive approach…

Charles E. Crandall, Giorgio Motta, Kenneth B. Schwartz, Michael B. Singer, Ingrid Vandenborre

FTC and DOJ Propose ‘Modernizing Merger Filing’ Rules

USA - September 24 2020 On Monday, September 21, 2020, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Department of Justice (DOJ) jointly released two proposed rule changes to the…

Steven Albertson, Rita Sinkfield Belin

Staples-Office Depot Mergers, 1997 v. 2016: Changed Industry, Same Result

USA - May 23 2016 On May 17, 2016, one week after announcing his decision, Judge Emmet Sullivan of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia released a…

Clifford H. Aronson, Maria Raptis, Kenneth B. Schwartz, Steven C. Sunshine

DOJ Scores as Electrolux and General Electric Abandon Deal; FTC Challenges (Again) Staple’s Proposed Acquisition of Office Depot

USA - December 8 2015 December 7, 2015, was an eventful day for U.S. antitrust enforcement agencies. The Department of Justice achieved a high-profile win when General…

Clifford H. Aronson, John K. Lyons, Maria Raptis, Steven C. Sunshine

"FTC and DOJ Announce HSR-Related Changes "

USA - December 1 2016 On November 28, 2016, the Premerger Notification Office of the Federal Trade Commission (PNO) and the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice…

Clifford H. Aronson, Maria Raptis, Kenneth B. Schwartz, Steven C. Sunshine