New Enforcement Developments Regarding Pre-Merger Coordination ("Gun-Jumping")
The Daily Deal (The Judgement Call column)
June 28, 2002
The article examines developments in the antitrust field concerning “gun jumping,” or the coordination between parties to merger or acquisition prior to closing. The article discusses comments from federal enforcement agencies that distinguish between lawful and unlawful conduct, and advises companies on avoiding a violation of the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act.