Don't Bank on It: Revisiting Bank Mergers?
12 PM EDT
In June 2023, AAG Kanter outlined DOJ's plan for intensifying bank merger review. The Bank Merger Guidelines- which have not been updated since 1995- would look beyond traditional criteria (e.g., branch overlaps) and place greater emphasis on dominant acquisitions and reductions in competition for customer segments or certain products. How will this approach stack up?