Mr David J Saylor

David J Saylor


Competition & Antitrust

Department of Justice Announces Consent Decree for Biotech Firm
USA | 01 November 2007

The consent decree authorizing a merger between Monsanto and Delta demonstrates that the Department of Justice will consider vertical foreclosure effects in analyzing mergers and other arrangements and, in the right circumstances, may insist on unusually creative divestiture and licensing remedies as the price for antitrust clearance.