*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Continued work on the Standard Merger and Acquisition Reviews Through Equal Rules (SMARTER) Act (H.R.5402) In early March 2015, Republican Senators Mike Lee and Orrin Hatch announced their intention to introduce legislation in the Senate to reform and modernize U.S. antitrust enforcement. The central objective of the bill would be to harmonize the rules governing cooperation between the Federal Trade Commission and the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice in the investigation and review of mergers and acquisitions transactions. The project would be based on
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US Senate : The US Senate considers the harmonization of FTC and DOJ Merger Review Procedures
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