No Antitrust Cure-All For 'Too Big To Fail': Experts

Law360, New York (March 30, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In an age when the U.S. taxpayer is increasingly footing the bill for billion-dollar rescues of storied U.S. firms, the phrase 'too big to fail' has evolved from a bailout rationale to a battle cry.

Calls to cut firms down to size are growing, prompting questions of whether U.S. antitrust law is the right weapon to tackle business behemoths with the power to bring down the U.S. economy.

So are we headed for a new type of trustbusting? Standing in the way of companies with too...
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