On January 10, the Federal Trade Commissions and the Department of Justice released Draft Vertical Merger Guidelines. In this Breaking News Special, ABA Antitrust Law Section Mergers Committee Co-Chairs Michael Keeley and Joanna Tsai join hosts John Roberti and Sergei Zaslavsky to share their initial reactions to the Guidelines. Listen to this episode to learn about vertical theories of harm, quasi safe harbors, and EDM (hint – it’s not electronic dance music).
Draft Vertical Merger Guidelines
Joint Vertical Merger Guidelines
John Roberti, Partner, Allen & Overy and Sergei Zaslavsky, Counsel, O’Melveny & Myers