Axios – Trump antitrust enforcer vows to scrutinize mergers

PCV notes the Mr. Delrahim did not comment on the potential Sprint/T-Mobile merger, saying that he had not sufficiently reviewed the state-of-play in the wireless industry.

May 30, 2017

‘Makan Delrahim, who’s expected to be confirmed this week as head of the Justice Department’s Antitrust Division, believes some so-called vertical mergers (such as the proposed AT&T-Time Warner deal) could pose anticompetitive concerns. He also said he will “vigorously enforce antitrust laws with respect to online platforms.”‘

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