Daily Archives: February 19, 2018

DOJ Toughens Antitrust Consent Decree Enforcement

The U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division (“DOJ”) has adopted new terms in recent consent decrees that enhance DOJ’s ability to enforce its settlements, most importantly by lowering the evidentiary standard for proving a defendant has violated the terms of a consent decree settlement. DOJ indicates that it will insist on this new language in all merger and civil non-merger antitrust

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