What You Need to Know About the New FTC and DOJ HSR Changes

September 29, 2023


Continuing a more aggressive posture toward corporate mergers, the Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission recently announced new HSR rules that dramatically change and expand the amount and type of information that needs to be submitted with HSR filings. How will this impact future M&A activity and Second Requests?

Brian Rafkin, counsel in Akin’s antitrust and competition practice, joins the podcast to examine the new HSR rules and their potential implications. He also shares best practices for utilizing technology and workflows to manage increased scrutiny and pressure on deals. 

This episode’s sighting of radical brilliance: “United States takes on Google in biggest tech monopoly trial of 21st century,” Dara Kerr, NPR, September 12, 2023.

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