Senate Democrats Push for Tougher Merger Enforcement

On September 14, 2017, Senator Klobuchar (D-MN), Ranking Member of the Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights, introduced legislation to curtail market concentration and enhance antitrust scrutiny of mergers and acquisitions. Two bills were submitted to the Senate: the Consolidation Prevention and Competition Promotion Act (CPCPA) five years.