Antitrust Group Adopts New Merger Review Standards

Law360, New York (June 5, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Representatives for more than 80 antitrust agencies from around the globe adopted three new recommendations during the eighth annual International Competition Network conference, calling for regulators to use real-world data and consider a broad scope of potential anti-competitive activity in merger analysis.

At this year's ICN meeting, hosted from June 3 to 5 in Zurich by the Swiss Competition Council, 450 delegates approved three new recommended practices by ICN's Working Group, calling for closer examination of a wider spectrum of potential anti-competitive activities arising from large-scale...
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