Revising the US vertical merger guidelines: policy issues and an interim guide for practitioners

Revising the US vertical merger guidelines: policy issues and an interim guide for practitioners

Steven C. Salop
Antitrust & Competition

Steven Salop and Daniel P. Culley provide a modern analytical framework for the assessment of vertical mergers and illustrative examples of recent antitrust agency enforcement actions upon which practitioners and agency staff alike may rely. The article also identifies a number of legal and policy issues which would need to be considered were the Vertical Merger Guidelines to be revised. To read the article, click here. For a listing for vertical merger enforcement actions  by the FTC and DOJ since 1994, click here