Competition Practice: Paul Hastings

Law360, New York (December 14, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- As more company transactions occur on a global scale, competition lawyers have to be on top of coordinating the review process for cross-border mergers and acquisitions, according to Hamilton Loeb, who heads Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker LLP’s global competition practice.

Lawyers used to look into whether a merger between two companies would pass muster with a single antitrust agency, but with the globalization phenomenon, lawyers are now working on massive multijurisdictional deals in which they have to consider whether multiple regulators will each approve the...
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