Health Antitrust Advisory: FTC Rules Evanston Northwestern Merger Violated Antitrust Law


Revised Remedy Orders Separate Contracting, Not Divestiture of Highland Park Hospital

After more than three years of litigation, the Federal Trade Commission issued an opinion and order on August 2, 2007, upholding the October 2005 conclusions of an administrative law judge ('ALJ'), that the merger violated Section 7 of the Clayton Act, 15 U.S.C. § 18.

For more information regarding this decision, please read this Mintz Levin Health Antitrust Advisory.

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