• Questions Abound: FTC Antitrust Actions Under the New Administration
  • January 26, 2017
  • Law Firm: Phillips Nizer LLP - New York Office
  • Many executives and antitrust practitioners have pondered what the new Trump administration will mean for the Federal Trade Commission, which (along with the Justice Department) oversees competition, including merger review, and consumer protection. Such questions are certain to persist as the New York Post has reported that the proposed merger of Cabela’s and Bass Pro Shops may be delayed to allow the Federal Trade Commission to further review the potential competitive effects of the proposed $5.5 billion transaction.