S&C Critical Insights – The Antitrust Series 3/3: Hold Separate Orders

August 1, 2019



In this episode, S&C Litigation partner Renata Hesse explains hold separate orders for merging companies, in particular how the DOJ and FTC’s increased emphasis on these orders will influence the international community’s attitude towards mergers. Renata is joined by S&C Associate Sam Hynes. They discuss courts’ attitude towards hold separate order, mandated information flow during a merger, and how parties can avoid running afoul of these regulations.  Listen here to learn more.
 
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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