Steve Holley and Brad Smith Co-author Chapter on Antitrust Review of M&A Transactions in United States

April 7, 2014

Messrs. Holley and Smith co-authored a chapter covering the United States for the second edition of Merger Control: Jurisdictional Comparisons (Thomson Reuters 2014), a guide to merger control laws and regulations in 49 jurisdictions around the world, published as part of the European Lawyer Reference Series. The chapter discusses the merger-control regime in the U.S., the pre-merger notification process under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 and recent trends in merger-related activity by the Federal Trade Commission and the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice.