2024 Insights: Antitrust

Skadden’s 2024 Insights

As US Antitrust Agencies Double Down on Merger Enforcement Approach, New Deal Strategies Emerge
The DOJ and FTC continue to pursue an aggressive merger enforcement agenda with new merger guidelines and filing requirements. Companies can still close deals if they structure them to “go the distance” and have a solid litigation strategy.

EU and UK Merger Regulators Look Beyond Horizontal and Vertical, With Digital ‘Ecosystems’ a New Focus
EU and U.K. merger regulators are applying novel forms of analysis to deals in the digital sector, looking at “digital ecosystems” and considering the potential for a combination to diminish potential competition in nascent markets.

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