The DOJ and the FTC recently issued a joint statement committing expedited guidance in limited circumstances to individuals and companies faced with antitrust concerns relating to their efforts to respond to the COVID-19 national emergency. In doing so, the agencies appear to be implementing the administration’s position on cutting red tape to help companies during this time, while keeping with their prior statement vowing to “hold accountable anyone who violates the antitrust laws.” The following update provides analysis and implications of this joint statement. Read More