The Year of Dealing Dangerously


Jon Dubrow said that, due to some government wins contesting high-profile proposed mergers, “the risk profile is up for companies” planning M&A deals. Mr. Dubrow added that many of these wins involved “some pretty aggressive transactions,” cautioning that while the government’s antitrust standards have not changed, “If the government has felt it needed to litigate in order to protect competition, it has been willing to do so.” Read the full article.