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The Top Merger Challenges To Watch In 2021

Law360 (January 3, 2021, 12:02 PM EST) -- Blockbuster monopolization lawsuits against Facebook and Google won't be the only antitrust cases to watch in 2021. Merger challenges will also draw a lot of attention, including the Justice Department's suit contesting a massive alleged "killer acquisition" and the Federal Trade Commission's attempt to find renewed success in blocking hospital transactions.

Here are some of the top U.S. merger challenges that antitrust professionals say they'll be watching this year.

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