Analysis

Wright, Ohlhausen May See Antitrust Spotlight Under Trump

By Melissa Lipman (November 22, 2016, 5:43 PM EST) -- Ask an antitrust lawyer what a presidential election will mean for enforcement, and the answer will invariably include a refrain that goes something like this: Antitrust doesn't change much from administration to administration. 

The question now is whether an unusual leader who campaigned on a populist platform will change up the conventional wisdom.

President-elect Donald Trump doesn't have much of a track record when it comes to antitrust. His most cited invocation of competition law is a remark he made on the campaign trail about blocking AT&T Inc.'s proposed acquisition of Time Warner because the deal would concentrate media power too...

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