Deal Makers Brace For Tougher Antitrust Review

Law360, New York (September 18, 2009, 1:20 PM EDT) -- As U.S. antitrust authorities appointed under the Obama administration start to make good on promises to take a more aggressive approach toward merger review, deal makers will have to add yet another item to their checklists: a more involved antitrust review process, experts say.

President Barack Obama indicated early on that his administration would take a tougher approach to merger review, even taking the surprising step of working antitrust policy into campaign-trail discussions by publicly criticizing the Bush administration for being too lax on reviewing corporate...
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