Evaluating the competitive effects of corporate acquisitions and mergers #FTC-2018-0053-D-0021

Submission Number:
FTC-2018-0053-D-0021
Commenter:
Sandeep Vaheesan
Organization:
Open Markets Institute
State:
District of Columbia
Initiative Name:
Evaluating the competitive effects of corporate acquisitions and mergers
The Open Markets Institute (OMI) welcomes the opportunity to offer its perspective for the FTCs Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century (Project Number P181201). OMI submits this comment to explain the failure of FTC and DOJ anti-merger enforcement and offer recommendations on how the federal antitrust agencies can restore effective merger policy.