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.
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Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Part of Series: The Regional Economist
Publication Date: 2001