In the Matter of Staples/Essendant, Inc., File No. 1810180 #02989

Submission Number:
02989
Commenter:
dan coplan
State:
California
Initiative Name:
In the Matter of Staples/Essendant, Inc., File No. 1810180
the lead counsel who negotiated the merger for Staples had previously been the head of the FTC division that reviewed mergers like these.1 It's another example of the "revolving door" between large corporations and the agencies that are supposed to regulate them -- this revolving door undermines the public interest.