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The creator of DAMITT, Dechert’s antitrust and competition practice group, is recognized as a global leader for sophisticated advocacy and antitrust solutions. Clients around the world turn to the team for their most critical matters, including merger control, litigation, cartel investigations, and counseling and compliance.
Leading publications rely on DAMITT data when writing about the antitrust merger review process, including The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, The Street, The Street TV, Handelsblatt, Time, Fortune, Law360, FTC Watch, PaRR, Global Competition Review, American Lawyer, Le Monde du Droit – Lexcase, and Dechert's very own Crunched Credit, as have other law firms.
DAMITT 2022 Report: Timing and Remedy Risks Grow for Transactions Hit with Significant Investigations
DAMITT 2022 Year in Review: Merger control trends in Germany and France
DAMITT Q3 2022: Merger Enforcement Remains Aggressive Despite U.S. Court Losses
DAMITT Q2 2022: Is Merger Enforcement Taking a Conservative Turn?
DAMITT Q1 2022: Significant Merger Investigations Face Steeper Hurdles to Settlement
DAMITT 2021 Report: Merger Investigation Activity Sinks More Deals
DAMITT 2021 Year in Review: Merger control trends in Germany and France
DAMITT Q3 2021: Where’s the Wave? No Uptick Yet in Significant Merger Enforcement Activity
DAMITT Q2 2021: Move Over Big Tech – Traditional Industries See More Merger Investigation Activity
DAMITT Q1 2021: Vertical Merger Challenges and New EU Referral Process Signal Transitions in U.S. and EU Investigations
Global Antitrust Merger Enforcement Trends Amid Pandemic – DAMITT 2020 Year in Review Webinar
DAMITT 2020 Report: Antitrust Merger Enforcement Trends Amid the Pandemic, U.S. Elections and Brexit
DAMITT Q3 2020: Trump/Biden U.S. Election Antitrust Preview; End of Brexit Transition Period in Sight
DAMITT Q2 2020: COVID-19 Doesn’t Deter Merger Review on Either Side of the Atlantic
DAMITT Q1 2019: New Insights on Reverse Break Fees in U.S. and Pull-and-Refiles in EU; Government Shutdown Impacts Q1 Results in U.S.
DAMITT Q2 2019: New Industry Analysis Sheds Light on Significant Investigations By Sector
DAMITT Q3 2019: Trump administration efforts to block mergers nears record; EU divestitures increasingly require preapproved buyers
DAMITT 2019 Year in Review: U.S. and EU merger review durations set records; Brexit in sight; DOJ vs. FTC trends
DAMITT Q1 2018 Update: Trend Toward Longer Antitrust Merger Investigations Slowing or Reversing, But Activity Levels Similar to Recent Years
DAMITT Q2 2018 Update: Duration of Significant Antitrust Merger Investigations May Have Plateaued Despite Unchanged Levels of Enforcement in the US and the EU
DAMITT Q3 2018: U.S. Antitrust Agencies Announce Merger Review Reforms in Response to DAMITT Findings (Full Report)
DAMITT Q3 2018: At-A-Glance Version
DAMITT 2018 Year in Review: No Trump Effect Yet, But Some EU Durations Decrease; Brexit Looms with Potentially Significant Implications (Full Report)
DAMITT Q2 2017 Update: Fewer Significant US Antitrust Investigations but They Still Took Longer to Conclude
DAMITT Q3 Update: Significant US Antitrust Merger Investigations and Complaints Are Down Sharply But Taking Longer
DAMITT 2017 Year in Review: Number of Significant Antitrust Merger Investigations Declines in the US and Europe But Investigations Take Ever Longer to Complete; Signs of Trump Administration Quickening the Pace
Webinar - DAMITT 2017 Recap - How long does it take for merger investigations in the U.S. and EU?
DAMITT Q1 2016 Update: Is the Use of Upfront Buyers Causing Longer Merger Investigations? Q1 2016 Update Confirms 2015 Trends
DAMITT Q2 2016 Update: Antitrust Merger Investigation Duration and Activity Remain Near Record Levels; New Analysis Shows Merger Litigation Is Taking Longer, Too
DAMITT Q3 2016 Update: No Let Up in Antitrust Merger Investigation Activity or the Duration of Merger Investigations; Antitrust Merger Litigation Stretching Out
DAMITT 2016 Year in Review: Significant Antitrust Merger Investigations Longer Than Ever; Deal Agreements Reflect Expected Delays
Webinar - DAMITT 2016 Recap - How long does it take for a U.S. merger investigation?