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Comment: Consummated merger benefits outweighing speculative harm is argument Big Tech will likely use in court

By Flavia Fortes and Khushita Vasant
  • 06 May 2021 12:43
  • 06 May 2021 12:43
Big Tech companies are likely to defend their consummated acquisitions in court by arguing that evidence of their mergers’ benefits should outweigh speculative harm.

US Federal Trade Commission Commission member Noah Phillips, a Republican, said precedent from the Justice Department's case against Microsoft dictates that evidence of what happened in reality after

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