Competition Legislation And Regulation To Watch In 2015

By Melissa Lipman (January 2, 2015, 5:26 PM EST) -- A bill to align the preliminary injunction standards for mergers at the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission is the antitrust legislation most likely to advance in 2015. But attorneys should also be watching the battle between Uber and local regulators and the FTC's "patent troll" study.

Here's a look at the antitrust legislative and regulatory landscape for 2015.

Standard Merger and Acquisition Reviews Through Equal Rules Act

This bill would require the FTC to meet the same standard the DOJ currently does to win a preliminary injunction blocking a transaction and would remove the FTC's administrative process...

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