20, 2010, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") and the Department of
Justice ("DOJ") (collectively the "Agencies") released a
proposed updated version of the Horizontal Merger Guidelines
("Guidelines"). The Guidelines are a set of internal rules that set...
The DOJ's Antitrust Division
filed a suit to block H&R Block's proposed acquisition of TaxAct
yesterday. H&R Block is in the process of learning a lesson (likely
expensive) about what not to say in the run up to a deal. For example,
internal documents from H&R Block noted that...
WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) on Nov. 12 proposed a final judgment with US Airways Group Inc. and American Airlines Inc. under which the DOJ would drop its merger antitrust lawsuit against the airlines if they divest slots and gates at key constrained...