Competition Policy International: Using the Horizontal Merger Guidelines to Evaluate Labor Market Effects of Mergers

May 11, 2022

O’Melveny partner Courtney Dyer, counsel Courtney Byrd, and associate Laura Kaufmann co-authored this article discussing antitrust enforcement in labor markets and exploring the Horizontal Merger Guidelines as a focus of US antitrust agencies. “This development is an indicator that the future of merger review in the US is likely to come with more rigorous investigations into the labor-market effects of proposed transactions and more challenges to transactions on the grounds of substantially lessening competition in labor markets,” the authors wrote.

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