Antitrust Column & Publications

Tax Software Merger And Creditor Collaborations

Date: 11/17/11

Source: The New York Law Journal. Reprinted with permission.

A district court blocked the proposed merger of the second and third largest providers of tax preparation software, having found that other methods of tax return preparation should not be included in the relevant market. Private parties seeking to challenge AT&T's plans to acquire T-Mobile suffered the requisite antitrust injury to proceed with some of their claims. The federal antitrust agencies issued a policy statement concerning collaborations mandated by the new health care law.

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