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The Proposed Revisions to the Horizontal Merger Guidelines: What Firms Contemplating a Transaction Should Know

On April 20, 2010, the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the US Department of Justice (DOJ) released for public comment a substantial proposed revision of the Horizontal Merger Guidelines, which have not been comprehensively revised since 1992. The guidelines are designed to describe the analytical...

FTC Releases Proposed Revisions to the Horizontal Merger Guidelines

On April 20, 2010, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released for public comment proposed revisions to the Joint FTC/DOJ Horizontal Merger Guidelines (Guidelines). The revisions are the product of a series of public workshops held over six months involving leading antitrust practitioners, enforcers...