M&A Antitrust Compliance - Issues Before Signing and Pre-closing

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You’ve worked out the thousands of details necessary to close an acquisition, you’re getting close to the signing date, and then . . . your antitrust colleague asks whether the deal team considered the relevant antitrust issues that may stem from the acquisition. Don’t wait until this question stops you in your tracks. To help you think through these important issues early, below is a practical guide—and best practices—to dealing with antitrust issues during the lifecycle of an acquisition.