The US DoJ challenges a merger which highlights key considerations for antitrust reviews of aerospace and defence industry transactions (United Technologies / Raytheon)

The DOJ Antitrust Division’s recent challenge to the United Technologies/Raytheon merger highlights a few key considerations for antitrust reviews of aerospace and defense industry transactions. The case is a useful illustration of important principles applicable to this unique industry. IN DEPTH The DOJ Antitrust Division’s (DOJ) recent challenge to the United Technologies (UTC)/Raytheon (RTN) merger highlights a few key considerations for antitrust reviews of aerospace and defense industry transactions. The case is a useful illustration of important principles applicable to this unique industry. First, the case highlights that defense product markets will be narrowly defined based on the specific product application, and suppliers of the same type of system may be in different

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Jon B. Dubrow, The US DoJ challenges a merger which highlights key considerations for antitrust reviews of aerospace and defence industry transactions (United Technologies / Raytheon), 26 March 2020, e-Competitions March 2020, Art. N° 94423

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