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Mergers in the Information Technology Industry in the US: An overview of leading cases

Mergers in the information technology sector are among the most closely watched and scrutinized. The fact that the products implicated are cutting-edge and that the pace of change can be so swift means that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the US Department of Justice Antitrust Division (DOJ) (collectively, the Agencies) must work doubly hard in their competitive assessments. Determining likely outcomes is even more difficult for firms subject to the Agencies’ jurisdiction. Nevertheless, in considering mergers in this sector, at least three trends have emerged in recent years. First, interagency and cross-jurisdictional cooperation is the norm ; second predicting competitive effects may take a different form in this sector ; and third, that conduct remedies will be increasingly

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Andrea Agathoklis Murino, Bradley T. Tennis, Mergers in the Information Technology Industry in the US: An overview of leading cases, 22 January 2015, e-Competitions Bulletin US Mergers in IT, Art. N° 70930

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