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Past Is (not Always) Prologue: How Changing Industry Dynamics Impact Merger Investigations

Joshua M. Goodman; Angelike A. Mina; James E. Abell; Eric M. Sprague, Antitrust, Vol. 29, Issue 2, pp. 82-88, Spring 2015

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Continuously evolving market dynamics and shifting concentration levels create a unique factual backdrop against which each merger must be evaluated. As a result, historical enforcement actions do not dictate the outcomes of later merger reviews. This article tells the stories of several recent “merger sequel” cases that highlight this feature of antitrust law.

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