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horizontal integration

Managed care An informal network of providers of like service and/or with hospitals that form an integrated health delivery system. Cf Vertical integration.
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Furthermore, certain types of horizontal mergers (where the merging parties have less than a 20% market share) and vertical mergers (where the merging parties have less than a 30% market share in both the upstream and downstream markets) are allowed to go through a simplified procedure.
The first set of such points relates to the various types of Sherman-Act-licit and Sherman- Act-illicit profits a horizontal merger can generate.
in the form of horizontal mergers than targets without alliance experience.
The Merger Guidelines apply the standard horizontal merger framework to the acquisition of a firm that is outside the market but committed to entering.
The upshot of Kaplow's paper is a strong recommendation that antitrust analysis abandon market definition altogether, (57) a position taken with somewhat less force in the Horizontal Merger Guidelines (58) and apparently likely to show up soon, at least as to merger analysis, in the influential Areeda Antitrust Law treatise.
The recent revisions to the Horizontal Merger Guidelines as well as the 2011 Antitrust Division Policy Guide to Merger Remedies, which have begun to implement behavioral-based remedies as opposed to just structural remedies, are another sign of a growing recognition for behavioral economics.
of Justice, Issue Revised Horizontal Merger Guidelines (Aug.
This bias in favor of harms over efficiencies is reflected in the text of the Horizontal Merger Guidelines (the "Guidelines").
Researchers can further look into more mergers in the region and do an empirical study to prove the hypothesis that speed of merger is very important in horizontal mergers.
The main purpose of this paper is thus to study to what extent the degree of product differentiation is a key factor in evaluating a horizontal merger.
The Antitrust Division of the DOJ and the FTC jointly issue Horizontal Merger Guidelines.

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