Lawyers doubt AT&T lawsuit marks vertical merger policy shift

Kathryn Haake

22 November 2017

After decades of the US Department of Justice’s allowing companies that do not compete to merge with few obstacles, antitrust observers are skeptical that litigation to block AT&T’s acquisition of Time Warner will pave the way for stricter vertical merger enforcement.

Lawyers doubt AT&T lawsuit marks vertical merger policy shift

Daniel Petrocelli, outside counsel to AT&T