A Turning Point in Merger Enforcement: Federal Trade Commission v. Staples
Jonathan B. Baker
American University - Washington College of Law
Georgetown University Law Center
Antitrust Stories, 2007
This book chapter (forthcoming in Antitrust Stories) tells the story of the FTC's successful 1997 effort to block the proposed Staples/Office Depot merger. It describes the competing presentations of the FTC and the merging firms during the preliminary injunction hearing and places that trial in a broader context.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 27
Keywords: antitrust, mergers, Federal Trade Commission
JEL Classification: K22, L4, L81Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: December 17, 2006
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