Morgan Lewis (Washington)

Bernard W. Archbold

Morgan Lewis (Washington)
Lawyer (Associate)

Bernard W. Archbold represents US and international clients in a variety of transactional antitrust matters including mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures as well as in governmental investigations, civil antitrust litigations, and criminal cartel cases. He conducts transaction-specific antitrust due diligence and works on premerger notification under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act, international merger control, and merger investigations by the Federal Trade Commission and US Department of Justice.

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Harry T. Robins, David R. Brenneman, Bernard W. Archbold The US FTC lowers the thresholds for acquisitions meaning that transactions more than $92 million require preclosing filing and approval


The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced on February 1 that it will lower the Hart­-Scott-­Rodino Act (HSR Act) jurisdictional and filing fee thresholds. Any transaction closing on or after March 4, 2021 will be subject to the revised thresholds. The new rules include a decrease in the “size (...)

Bernard W. Archbold, Zachary M. Johns, Ryan Kantor, David R. Brenneman The US FTC loses bid to stop Philadelphia hospital merger (Thomas Jefferson University / Albert Einstein Healthcare Network )


On December 8, 2020, Judge Gerald Pappert in the US District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania denied a request from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Pennsylvania attorney general (AG) to preliminarily enjoin a proposed merger between Thomas Jefferson University (TJU) and (...)

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