Andre P. Barlow

Doyle, Barlow & Mazard (Washington DC)
Founding Partner

Andre P. Barlow is a partner focusing on all aspects of antitrust, hospitality and international trade law. Mr. Barlow was formerly a trial attorney with the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice. While with the Antitrust Division, he conducted all aspects of antitrust merger and conduct investigations, including deposing target individuals, interviewing potential witnesses and industry participants, and preparing case recommendations to the Assistant Attorney General. Prior to his tenure with the Antitrust Division, Mr. Barlow served as an economist at the Foreign Agricultural Service of the Department of Agriculture.


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Andre P. Barlow The US FTC challenges a merger in regional markets for sterilization of products using radiation based on future competition concerns (Steris / Synergy Health)


FTC Challenges Deal Based on Future Competition Concerns* On May 29, 2015, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) issued an administrative complaint alleging that Steris Corporation’s (“Steris”) proposed $1.9 billion acquisition of Synergy Health plc (“Synergy”) would violate the antitrust laws by (...)

Andre P. Barlow The US DoJ blocks a merger between two semiconductor equipment suppliers because the combination would have threatened to diminish innovation (AMAT / TEL)


Mergers That Diminish Innovation Present Deal Risk* On April 27, 2015, the Department of Justice’s (“DOJ”) Antitrust Division released a statement regarding Applied Materials Inc. (“AMAT”) and Tokyo Electron’s (“TEL”) joint announcement that they abandoned their merger. The Antitrust Division’s (...)

Andre P. Barlow The US DoJ approves a merger under conditions to resolve a vertical antitrust concern in the vehicle air springs market (Continental / Veyance Technologies)


DOJ’s Approval of Continental AG’s Acquisition of Veyance Requires Remedy of a Vertical Concern* On December 11, 2014, the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) approved Continental AG’s $1.8 billion acquisition of Veyance Technologies with conditions. The settlement agreements requires Continental to (...)

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