Mike Cowie is a partner and co-chair of Dechert’s global antitrust/competition group, based in Washington, D.C. Mike Cowie has handled strategic projects for some of the world’s largest and most successful companies. Mike Cowie’s advice builds upon insights gained while directing investigations for the government. He served in the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Competition as Assistant Director, where he managed a 25-attorney team responsible for antitrust merger investigations, and as the FTC’s Senior Litigation Counsel. The FTC awarded Mr. Cowie several honors, including the FTC’s Meritorious Service and Superior Service awards, and selected him to represent the FTC in its Merger Investigation Best Practices Initiative.
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Last month, New York State passed an amendment to the New York Public Health Law (the “NYPHL”) to require certain “health care entities” that are party to “material transactions,” including mergers and other change-of-control transactions, to provide written notice to the State Department of (...)
On Jan. 18, 2022, the Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice announced a joint initiative to conduct a comprehensive analysis of their merger guidelines. The initiative is likely to further ratchet up merger enforcement with the most significant impact on digital mergers, mergers (...)