8 Considerations For Your Next Information Request
June 28, 2010, 6:01 PM EDT
Law360, New York (June 28, 2010, 6:01 PM EDT) -- On April 20, 2010, the Federal Trade Commission and the U.S. Department of Justice (“the agencies”) released a proposed set of revised horizontal merger guidelines (“Proposed Guidelines”). The extended comment period ended on June 4, 2010. The final guidelines are expected sometime this fall and are likely to look substantially similar to the proposed guidelines.
Little in the proposed guidelines is totally new or unexpected. Indeed, most changes reflect the evolution of the agencies’ practices since the last revision. The most significant development is the transition...