5 Tips For Deal Makers To Smooth The 2nd Request

Law360, New York (March 17, 2014, 7:36 PM EDT) -- Just because a deal has caught the attention of staff at the Federal Trade Commission and the U.S. Department of Justice doesn't mean that merging parties are out of options. Whether it's paring down the scope of a second request by the agencies or taking merger defenses directly to leadership, experts say firms and companies can use a host of strategies to speed up the review process and potentially improve the outcome.

Here are five ways to ease the pain once investigators ask for more information:...
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