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Agencies explain screening of bank acquisitions

Financial Update , Volume 8 , Issue Jan , Pages 1-3

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Moderating monopolies : does big business need taming? the role of economics in antitrust law

The Regional Economist , Issue Jul , Pages 10-11

Working Paper
Divestiture as an antitrust remedy in bank mergers

The purpose of this study is to determine whether, from a public policy standpoint, divestitures constitute an effective antitrust remedy in bank merger cases. A number of findings emerge from the study: Divested branches have a remarkable survival record; structural changes effected by divestitures tend to persist over time; larger buyers of divested branches tended to be more successful than smaller buyers; divestiture of the target institutions' branches rather than those of applicants proved preferable from an antitrust standpoint; and divested branches selected by the Department of ...
Finance and Economics Discussion Series , Paper 1998-14

Journal Article
Banking antitrust in transition

FRBSF Economic Letter

Journal Article
Statement to Congress, June 3, 1998, (antitrust issues related to mergers and acquisitions).

Federal Reserve Bulletin , Issue Aug , Pages 619-627

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Assessing bank antitrust standards

FRBSF Economic Letter

Conference Paper
Antitrust policy in banking: comments

Proceedings , Paper 545

Journal Article
Antitrust issues in payment systems: bottlenecks, access, and essential facilities

Business Review , Issue Sep , Pages 3-12

Journal Article
Antitrust issues and payment systems networks: introduction

Review , Issue Nov , Pages 1-3

Working Paper
Market definition and the analysis of antitrust in banking

In antitrust analysis of bank mergers, banking markets are viewed as geographically local, with a "cluster" of products as the relevant product line. This view is criticized as outdated, now that many bank products are offered by nonbank institutions and financial institutions' operations are increasingly national in scope. This paper reexamines the question of market definition in banking, using two micro data sets uniquely well-suited to the task. We find that local depositories remain the dominant supplier of key financial services to households and small businesses, with geographic ...
Finance and Economics Discussion Series , Paper 1997-52


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