Judges pick market definition for their effects intuition, FTC merger head says

Pallavi Guniganti

17 April 2018

Judges pick market definition for their effects intuition, FTC merger head says

L-R W Todd Miller and Michael Moiseyev at GCR Live New York 2014

While the antitrust agencies have adopted modern economics and engage in market definition with an eye toward litigation, judges tend to agree with the market definition that will fit a merger decision they have made based on effects, the head of the Federal Trade Commission’s healthcare merger shop said last week.