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Antitrust and competition laws are rapidly evolving, presenting new challenges and opportunities for business leaders. You can depend on Dechert’s antitrust lawyers to guide you through these changes. Across regions and industries, clients turn to us for creative solutions in merger clearance, litigation, investigations, and business planning.
Dechert’s award-winning antitrust practice is composed of one hundred percent antitrust specialists at all levels. Each lawyer on our team, from the most senior litigator to the most junior associate focuses on antitrust and is up to date on the latest cutting-edge developments in antitrust theory, policy, and case law. We also pride ourselves on being trial-ready— the team is fully prepared to go the distance to advance your objectives.
Our antitrust lawyers have held leadership roles at antitrust enforcement agencies and have in-depth experience with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Department of Justice (DOJ), various state attorneys general, the European Commission (EC), and other European enforcement agencies.
You benefit from our practice’s global reach— Dechert antitrust lawyers are in key areas of the U.S. and EU but handle cases and disputes outside our local jurisdictions. We also work with select local counsel around the world to deliver a single harmonized solution to meet your needs. Visit us in: Brussels, Frankfurt, New York, Paris, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C.
When your deal faces substantial scrutiny, our antitrust lawyers can guide you to closing. We have shepherded clients through the most challenging and high-profile transactions, including:
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In collaborating with Dechert, you benefit from our in-depth understanding of merger control policy in the U.S., EU and around the globe, our credibility with enforcers, knowledge of your industry and sophisticated data analysis. You can count on our support and guidance, when:
You can also count on us for timely and in-depth insights on the latest merger control trends in our quarterly DAMITT reports.
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When antitrust litigation is brought against your company seeking damages, fines, or injunctions that threaten your business model, you can rely on us to defend your company, minimize impact and get your company back to business. Conversely, our broad experience defending antitrust claims equips us well to pursue antitrust claims and counterclaims when competitors engage in conduct that threatens your company’s business model.
Clients also turn to us to use antitrust law affirmatively to support their commercial objectives.
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With Dechert as your partner for antitrust litigation, you gain:
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If a government investigation is imminent, you are in good hands. Dechert has the global presence and experience to help you quietly and efficiently prevent or resolve cartel or exclusionary conduct investigations.
By partnering with Dechert, you benefit from our:
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Keeping the path to your business goals clear of antitrust obstacles begins with proper counseling and compliance. Our client focused approach is a hallmark for our practice. Industry leaders rely on our practical approach and ability to learn their businesses. We help you minimize antitrust risks through customized compliance programs and counseling on:
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