Brian Albrecht on FTC Merger Challenges

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The Dispatch – ICLE Chief Economist Brian Albrecht was quoted by The Morning Dispatch in an item about the Federal Trade Commission’s string of failed merger challenges. You can read full piece here.

On a per year basis, the FTC has seen more abandonments to challenged deals under the Biden administration than the Trump administration. “It’s fair to say there’s been a chilling effect,” Brian Albrecht, chief economist at the International Center for Law and Economics, tells TMD.