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Comment: US FTC's second request on Nvidia-Arm shows serious antitrust concerns, despite rarity of vertical challenges

By Flavia Fortes and Curtis Eichelberger
  • 23 Dec 2020 14:43
  • 21 Oct 2021 11:52
The US Federal Trade Commission asked chipmaker giant Nvidia and London-based Arm to provide additional information about their $40 billion deal, a sign that officials have serious concerns about the transaction.
But while second requests on vertical transactions are rare, enforcement actions against these types of deals are just as

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Flavia Fortes

Global Head of Mergers

Flavia writes about merger control, antitrust enforcement and litigation in the U.S. and Brazil. Before joining MLex, Flavia worked as an Antitrust Consultant in the Federal Trade Commission's Office of International Affairs and as a Research Fellow for the American Antitrust Institute. She has written on the intersection of antitrust law and intellectual property law in technology-driven and innovative markets.

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