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Title: "Horizontal Merger Guidelines"
Source: Internet
Publication Date: April 2 1992
Free/Fee: Free Access
Reads: 1540
Abstract: These Guidelines outline the present enforcement policy of the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission (the Agency) concerning horizontal acquisitions and mergers (mergers) subject to section 7 of the Clayton Act,(1) to section 1 of the Sherman Act,(2) or to section 5 of the FTC Act.(3) They describe the analytical framework and specific standards normally used by the Agency in analyzing mergers.(4) By stating its policy as simply and clearly as possible, the Agency hopes to reduce the uncertainty associated with enforcement of the antitrust laws in this area.
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