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Essential Antitrust #23: Merger challenges in US courts: deciphering US antitrust agencies’ recent string of defeats

US antitrust authorities have taken a more aggressive stance on merger enforcement, suing to block deals rather than looking for tailored fixes. After facing several defeats in US courts during September 2022, what does this new trend really mean for deal strategy?

In this latest episode of our Essential Antitrust podcast our host Jenn Mellott is joined by Jamillia Ferris and Julie Elmer, antitrust partners in Washington DC, and Martin McElwee, antitrust partner in London and Brussels, to discuss the implications of merger challenges brought by US agencies for both US-focused deals and deals that face broader international scrutiny. 

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