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Comment: 2008 financial crisis may offer road map for fast-tracked US merger reviews during coronavirus pandemic

By Brian Baker and Jenna Ebersole
  • 24 Mar 2020 15:17
  • 26 Mar 2020 14:48
US antitrust regulators were forced at times to abandon normal merger review processes during the 2008 financial crisis and may face the same need for quick action amid the novel coronavirus outbreak.

As the economic fallout from the pandemic deepens, the Federal Trade Commission and the Justice Department’s antitrust division could be forced

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