Agencies' Halt Of Early Merger OKs May Signal Policy Shift

By Bryan Koenig and Matthew Perlman (February 9, 2021, 10:34 AM EST) -- In the short term, the decision by the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission last week to suspend early permission slips for apparently innocuous mergers will be a headache for delicate deals, but long-term, antitrust professionals say it could signal a broader rethink of American competition policy....

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