Public Interest In Merger Regulation

Law360, New York (March 5, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- The antitrust community has recently, and quite understandably, focused on how the current economic crisis may impact enforcement going forward.

While most antitrust practitioners believe that existing antitrust law is already supple enough to account for variations in economic conditions, we have learned the hard way over the past year that today’s situation is perhaps something altogether different.

Indeed, 2009 may not only test the flexibility of established antitrust analysis, but open the top of the existing antitrust box. One example of this potential where not...
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