'Risk and compliance' podcast series
Essential Antitrust #4: lessons from the US FTC’s bid to block Evonik/PeroxyChem
The US Federal Trade Commission has been highly successful in blocking mergers in court over the past several years, but it recently lost its challenge to the Evonik/PeroxyChem merger.
Jenn Mellott speaks with Eric Mahr, Andrew Ewalt, and Laura Onken, members of the Freshfields antitrust team who worked on the litigation, about the case and what businesses should take away from this significant win against the FTC.
Meet the team
Jenn Mellott Partner
Washington, DC, Brussels
Eric Mahr Joint Head – Global Antitrust Litigation Group and Washington DC Office Managing Partner
Andrew Ewalt Partner
Laura Onken Counsel