Obama's Tough Antitrust Approach Gets 4 More Years

Law360, New York (November 6, 2012, 12:00 AM EST) -- Aggressive antitrust enforcement at the agencies will continue during President Obama's second term, with new leadership at the U.S. Department of Justice and perhaps also the Federal Trade Commission expected to carry on the administration's tough stance on mergers, attorneys say.

During his first term, Obama followed through on his vow for tougher antitrust enforcement with a renewed focus on litigating mergers and other antitrust challenges, and his re-election Tuesday means that trend should continue with Arnold & Porter LLP's Bill Baer taking over as head...
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