Government Testimony on Horizontal Merger Guidelines

Professor Dennis Carlton submitted a statement to the FTC and U.S. Department of Justice regarding possible revisions to the Horizontal Merger Guidelines. His statement was sponsored by several firms and organizations including the National Association of Manufacturers, Microsoft, AT&T, Verizon, and the Financial Services Roundtable. At the invitation of the Department of Justice and the FTC, Professor Carlton appeared at hearings in December where he presented some of his views. The ABA publication, Antitrust, conducted an extensive interview with him about the Guidelines and published the interview in its Nov/Dec issue.