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Carl Hittinger, Tyson Herrold Review FTC Moves to Block Local Health Care Mergers

Articles / December 7, 2016

Partner Carl Hittinger and Associate Tyson Herrold authored an article published Dec. 5, 2016, by The Legal Intelligencer. The article, “FTC Still Ramping Up Antitrust Review of Health Care Mergers,” discusses the FTC’s recent success in challenging local health care mergers that impact inherently local markets, but notes that the agency’s role in open to question under the emerging Trump administration.

Hittinger and Herrold write:

President-elect Trump's antitrust agenda and his administration's view of health care mergers will become clearer in the coming months as Trump makes his much anticipated Federal Trade Commission ­appointments with three vacancies, including the chairperson, and the head of the Department of Justice's Antitrust Division is finally chosen.

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