Journal Article

Divestiture: a prescription for healthy competition

Abstract: Our anti-trust laws dictate that bank mergers be rejected if they will substantially lessen competition in their markets. Yet bigger bank mergers are approved every year. What's going on? One word: divestiture.

Keywords: Antitrust law; Bank mergers;

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Bibliographic Information

Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Part of Series: The Regional Economist

Publication Date: 2001

Issue: Jan

Pages: 10-11