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Deals that could substantially reduce competition must be blocked, even if competitive harm isn't certain, US DOJ's Mekki says

By Ilana Kowarski
  • 26 Jan 2023 23:51
  • 27 Jan 2023 00:11
Deals whose probable outcomes include a substantial lessening of competition must be blocked, a senior US Department of Justice official said today, defending the DOJ's strict merger review policy under President Joe Biden.

"We don't need certainty. It very well may be the case that no change in competition is also a possible outcome," Principal

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