The Perils of Proximity in Horizontal Mergers

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The new U.S. Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission Horizontal Merger Guidelines attempt to reshape antitrust merger analysis, removing familiar bright line tests and signaling a sharpened focus on issues of proximity.

This article, published in The National Law Journal, explains what the guidelines mean by proximity offers some practical insights into how proximity may be assessed in different business contexts.

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