Tag Archives: Bill Baer

DOJ, FTC: Consolidation Reviews Key to Ensure Fair Defense Market Competition

The Federal Trade Commission and the Justice Department have pledged to continue to work with the Defense Department to ensure that planned mergers and acquisitions in the defense industry will not impair competition among contractors. “Our mission in reviewing proposed defense industry consolidation is to ensure that our military continues to receive …

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Bill Baer Named DOJ Acting Associate Attorney General; Loretta Lynch Comments

Bill Baer, assistant attorney general of the Justice Department‘s antitrust division, has been appointed to serve as interim associate attorney general effective April 17. Attorney General Loretta Lynch said in a statement posted Monday Baer led the antitrust division in collecting a record $2.5 billion of fines in a case that involved several multinational financial …

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