Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (New York)

Rita Sinkfield Belin

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (New York)

Rita Sinkfield Belin is a Counsel, Antitrust/Competition at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Affiliates. She advises on the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act (HSR) review process required to obtain federal antitrust approval for various types of acquisitions, including large, complex M&A and joint venture transactions. BIO Ms. Belin counsels on reportability and transaction structure issues and works closely with clients to develop and execute an efficient, compliant and complete filing strategy that ultimately receives federal clearance. She has extensive experience representing companies worldwide across a wide variety of industries, including automotive, financial services, food, health care, insurance, energy, retail, entertainment and technology. Recently, she has advised Vectrus, Dentsply, Permira, Veritas, BlackRock and Mars. Ms. Belin has leadership roles on several bar associations, including the leadership team for the Section of Antitrust Law of the American Bar Association and the executive committee of the Antitrust Law Section of the New York State Bar Association. She frequently co-authors Skadden’s client alerts regarding regulatory developments surrounding HSR and assists with updating the leading treatise on HSR rules and applications, "Acquisitions Under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act."

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Joseph M. Rancour, Kenneth Schwartz, Rita Sinkfield Belin, Joseph F. Ciani-Dausch, Jessica N. Schneider The US FTC and DoJ propose a dramatic expansion of HSR filing scope which will require parties to provide substantially more information and documents


On June 27, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) (collectively, the Agencies) jointly released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) proposing sweeping changes to the premerger filings required under the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Act. According to the (...)


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