Antitrust Merger Enforcement: Trends and Developments to Watch Out For in 2021

January 22, 2021
Event details
January 22, 2021
12:00 – 1:30 pm Eastern Standard Time

Event summary

Intensified antitrust merger enforcement is expected to continue under the Biden Administration in 2021 and beyond. As the Trump administration winds down, companies contemplating mergers and acquisitions must prepare for antitrust scrutiny going forward, including the potential for more aggressive merger enforcement under the Biden administration, close scrutiny of acquisitions of nascent competitors, multi-jurisdictional analysis and increased scrutiny for financial investors.

With these emerging challenges in the M&A landscape, it is crucial for companies that engage in related transactions to implement best practices. This is even more important now as intensified policy measures are also being imposed in response to the COVID-19 crisis.

Topics include

  • What to expect under Biden antitrust enforcement
  • Protecting nascent competition is on the rise
  • Close scrutiny of mergers below HSR Act thresholds
  • Recent developments in foreign jurisdictions affecting deals with multiple filings
  • Novel and emerging theories of harm in two-sided markets
  • Increased scrutiny for financial investors
  • Best practices for antitrust risk mitigation in mergers

Partner Jacqueline Grise will speak at this event.

Event details and registration

Use code COOLEY149059 for a discount at check-out.

For more information, please email Rebecca Lanz.

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