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Merger of Storage Tank Firms Ruled Unlawful

Date: 02/28/08

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit affirmed a decision by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) that the completed merger of two firms that design and erect specialized storage tanks was unlawful and would have to be split up to recreate a viable competitor.

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