Agencies See Uptick in Reverse Clearance Battles Amid Resource Constraints, Heightened Workloads

Published on Jul 12, 2022

The U.S. antitrust agencies are increasingly fighting reverse clearance battles in which—rather than seeking to gain authority to investigate particular mergers—they’re instead pushing their sister enforcement agency to review the transactions, sources familiar with the matter said.  That’s a stark change from traditional practice at the FTC and DOJ’s antitrust division, which typically fight to […]

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