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Private Equity Deals Face More Antitrust Scrutiny Under Proposal

Bloomberg Law

19 Nov 2020

Vishal Mehta spoke to Bloomberg Law about a proposed rule from the Federal Trade Commission and the Justice Department’s Antitrust Division that would expand the meaning of a “person” that must report a transaction for antitrust review under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act to now include the acquiring company’s associated entities, such as affiliates.

“This would add an additional layer of analysis in determining whether a filing is required, and it would potentially increase and lead to additional reportable transactions for private equity funds,” Vishal said.

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