A horizontal merger involves two companies in the same industry combining. Because of potential anti-competitive effects of such mergers, these are heavily examined by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Department of Justice (DOJ). In this blog post, Julia Jayne examines revisions to the Horizontal Merger Guidelines, which detail how the FTC and DOJ determine whether to challenge such mergers in court.
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Antitrust Update: The Proposed Revisions to the Horizontal Merger Guidelines