The US FTC files an administrative complaint challenging consummated acquisition and non-reportable transactions in the body-worn camera market (Axon / Safariland)

FTC CHALLENGES AXON'S CONSUMMATED ACQUISITION OF BODY-WORN CAMERA COMPETITOR* The US antitrust regulators continue to challenge consummated transactions. On January 3, 2020, the FTC filed an administrative complaint against Axon Enterprise, Inc., challenging its consummated acquisition of VieVu, a body-worn camera competitor, from Safariland. The FTC also challenged non-compete agreements that Axon and Safariland signed in connection with the acquisition. The complaint demonstrates the FTC’s continued focus on challenging consummated transactions, and on defining “price discrimination markets” around sets of customers with unique needs. The FTC’s challenge also shows that merging parties should avoid signing non-compete agreements that are not reasonably

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  • McDermott Will & Emery (Washington)
  • McDermott Will & Emery (Washington)
  • McDermott Will & Emery (Washington)

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Jon B. Dubrow, Joel R. Grosberg, Anthony S. Ferrara, The US FTC files an administrative complaint challenging consummated acquisition and non-reportable transactions in the body-worn camera market (Axon / Safariland), 3 January 2020, e-Competitions Bulletin February 2020, Art. N° 93228

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