Merger Review Reform Highlights FTC, DOJ Policy Gaps

Law360, New York (March 30, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- A revamp of the Federal Trade Commission’s merger reviews will streamline and speed up the taxing process. But antitrust lawyers are scratching their heads and wondering why the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice can't seem to coordinate their requirements.

The reforms, announced in February, come in the form of four new procedures, designed to cut down on the length and number of documents involved in the second request process.

The newly revised procedures will limit the number of employees required to provide information...
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