M&A 101: What antitrust law means for mergers and acquisitions

Paul Jin is a partner in Goodwin’s Antitrust + Competition practice. His antitrust expertise covers a broad spectrum of commercial transactions. His practice focuses on assessing transaction-related antitrust risk, negotiating terms of agreements, determining the applicability of merger clearance filing requirements in US and foreign jurisdictions, and advocating on behalf of clients before the FTC and DOJ in connection with informal inquiries, Second Requests, third-party subpoenas and conduct investigations.

We caught up with Jin to learn more about the basics of antitrust law for the third installment of PitchBook’s M&A 101 series. The interview below is edited for length and clarity.

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