Bid data important but blank cheque divestitures won’t help, says Feinstein

Pallavi Guniganti

07 February 2017

Bid data important but blank cheque divestitures won’t help, says Feinstein

Deborah Feinstein at GCR Live Miami 2017, Photo by Freedom Film LLC

Two recent US Federal Trade Commission merger victories turned on the use of bidding data, while two recent failed merger remedies would not have been cured by enlarging the divestitures, the agency’s director of competition said on Friday.