Revising the Merger Guidelines: Second Request Screens and the Agencies' Empirical Approach to Competitive Effects

The CPI Antitrust Chronicle, December 2009

11 Pages Posted: 14 Jan 2010  

Gregory K. Leonard

Edgeworth Economics

Lawrence Wu

National Economic Research Associates (NERA)

Date Written: December 1, 2009

Abstract

This paper provides suggestions on revising the DOJ/FTC Horizontal Merger Guidelines.

Keywords: Antitrust, Merger Guidelines

JEL Classification: L4

Suggested Citation

Leonard, Gregory K. and Wu, Lawrence, Revising the Merger Guidelines: Second Request Screens and the Agencies' Empirical Approach to Competitive Effects (December 1, 2009). The CPI Antitrust Chronicle, December 2009. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1536170

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