FTC presents Merger Assessment Guidelines at JAMBARCLE’s Business Continuity Webinar Series

On February 25, 2021, Ms. Venessa Hall, Legal Officer and Mr. Desroy Reid, Competition Analyst at the FTC presented at the Jamaican Bar Association’s Continuing Legal Education (JAMBARCLE) Business Continuity Webinar Series. Ms. Hall and Mr. Reid presented on the FTC’s draft “Merger Assessment Guidelines” and described the need for Merger Guidelines, the aim of merger review, transactions covered by the Guidelines, types of mergers, applicable section of the Fair Competition Act, and the merger review process.

The FTC reviews mergers in Jamaica to ensure that they do not substantially lessen competition and lead to worse outcomes for other market participants and ultimately consumers.

Click the link below for the presentation.