The FTC/DOJ Statement on Preserving Defense Industry Competition — Steady as She Goes



Jon Dubrow and Ryan Leske co-wrote this bylined article about a new FTC/Department of Justice statement on the Department of Defense (DOD) role in antitrust review of proposed defense industry mergers. The statement “appears to reaffirm existing policy and practice,” the authors wrote, adding “it is clear that the agencies place great weight on the DOD’s input as they seek to preserve competition on price and innovation in the defense industry to protect national security as well as members of the armed forces and our nation’s taxpayers.