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Antitrust Merger Activity: Notable Recent Developments and Takeaways for 2013

BY | January 29, 2013

Peter Guryan, Richard Jamgochian, Jan 29, 2013 In 2012, the U.S. antitrust agencies fulfilled their mission of reestablishing themselves as aggressive antitrust enforcers. Second Request investigations have increased by more…

Peter Guryan, Richard Jamgochian, Jan 29, 2013

In 2012, the U.S. antitrust agencies fulfilled their mission of reestablishing themselves as aggressive antitrust enforcers. Second Request investigations have increased by more than 50 percent, and the percentage of merger challenges has more than doubled during the Obama administration. Recent developments in the last quarter of 2012 are a testament to this era of heightened scrutiny and active litigation efforts. In October, for example, the part

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