Morgan Lewis (Washington)

Bernard W. Archbold

Morgan Lewis (Washington)

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 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 (...)

Mark L. Krotoski, Bernard W. Archbold The US Senate unanimously passes a bill to provide new whistleblower protections for employees, contractors, subcontractors, and agents of private employers


The US Senate on October 17 unanimously passed S. 2258, the Criminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act of 2019 (the Bill). The Bill, if enacted, would amend the Antitrust Criminal Penalty Enhancement and Reform Act of 2004, and establish new whistleblower protections for employees, contractors, (...)

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