S&C Critical Insights – The Antitrust Series 2/3: Merger Clearances

August 1, 2019



In this episode, S&C Litigation partner Renata Hesse discusses developments in merger clearances in terms of antitrust law. Renata is joined by S&C Associate Sam Hynes. They run through new challenges in merger clearances and ways for companies to mitigate risk. In addition, Renata and Sam talk through the DOJ’s increased emphasis on “clean sweep divestitures” and “global hold separate orders.” Listen here to learn more about these significant updates in the merger clearance process.

Renata Hesse is a Partner in S&C’s Litigation Group, based out of our D.C. Office. She focuses on antitrust counseling, cartels and merger clearance, especially the intersection of antitrust and intellectual property matters in high-tech industries. Before joining S&C, Renata enjoyed a distinguished career in government, where she led the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice and twice served as Acting Assistant Attorney General.
 
Sam Hynes is an Associate of S&C’s Litigation Group in our D.C. office, where she focuses on antitrust matters.
 
For more than a century, S&C’s Litigation Group has advised clients on landmark matters whose implications have had echoing effects throughout American history. They advise on a variety of matters – corporate, financial and transaction law – drawing upon S&C’s multi-talented expertise.
 
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