Small Changes

  1. Chairman Leibowitz in his Fordham speech last month stated “From my perspective, the current Guidelines do not explain clearly enough to businesses how the agencies review transactions.” Won’t that always be the case? In a specialized area of complex regulatory law, there is whatever guidelines an agency (or in our case agencies) will promulgate and then small group of insider lawyers who will have enough repeat business to really understand the meaning of the guidelines via their agency contacts. For others, the guidelines will remain unclear unless you create a 600 page set of merger guidelines – not a good idea.

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