The DOJ and FTC; State and Federal Antitrust Laws; and Merger Enforcement in the Energy and Healthcare Sectors
New trends in antitrust law are impacting how agencies view company mergers. Previously, in part one of this video series, antitrust experts discussed how policy changes and technological advancements are impacting antitrust laws.
In part two of our antitrust video series, KrolLDiscovery shares the remaining videos from the 2017 Annual Spring Meeting of the ABA Section on Antitrust Law, made in collaboration with The Capitol Forum. Each video is organized with a short description to make it easier for you to decide which of these compelling videos to view first. Enjoy!
Are the Agencies Taking a More Aggressive Stance?
Watch: Aggressive Trends in Merger Review featuring George Paul, partner at White & Case LLP, as he discusses how this aggressive trend is reliant on several factors, such as structural presumptions and narrow market definitions.
Watch: Aggressive Trends Impact Efficacy of Mergers featuring Ian John, partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP, as he discusses how this aggressive trend is impacting the timeframe of when transactions become finalized and how this trend will impact merger transactions in the future.
Watch: Unfavorable Antitrust Provisions Lead to More Litigation featuring Cliff Aronson, partner at Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom, as he sees an increasing trend of companies negotiating unfavorable antitrust provisions, requiring them to go the full length of the investigation and possibly into litigation.
Merger Review in the Energy Sector
Watch: Mergers in the Energy Sector featuring Billy Vigdor, partner at Vinson & Elkins LLP, as he explains how market expansion in the energy sector may interplay with merger analysis and control under the Trump administration.
Mergers in the Healthcare Industry
Watch: Antitrust and Healthcare Consolidation featuring Joseph Miller, a partner at Crowell & Moring LLP, as he discusses current cases in the field of healthcare consolidation, the Affordable Care Act’s impact on healthcare consolidation and the future of healthcare consolidation.
Federal and State Engagement in Antitrust Law
Watch: Federal and State Relationships in Antitrust featuring Melissa Maxman, partner at Cohen & Gresser LLP, as she discusses the antitrust exemption in the Shipping Act and relationships between state and federal antitrust laws.
Watch: State Involvement in Antitrust Law featuring Kathleen Foote, senior assistant attorney general at the California Department of Justice, as she explains how states have become more involved in antitrust law and the impact states have on national mergers.