Paul Hastings' Cohen on Horizontal Merger Reviews
By Michael P. A. Cohen
The M&A landscape has changed dramatically since the rules governing merger reviews were adopted in 1992. That's one reason why the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission are reviewing the Horizontal Merger Guidelines. As Michael Cohen, an antitrust partner, writes in the current issue of The Deal magazine, "the guidelines attempt to give corporations and counsel transparency and predictability regarding merger clearance."