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July 28, 2023, Opinion: "President Biden has rightly put a renewed emphasis on merger enforcement, but his antitrust enforcers have compiled a weak record in federal court. Updated merger guidelines could help turn this around and advance Mr. Biden’s goal of more-vigorous competition enforcement. But a draft released last week focuses on outdated legal precedents and a presumption that growth by large and successful firms is undesirable. Regulators should revise the draft to focus more on economic analysis that is consistent with case law and the goal of protecting consumers and workers." Read Via the Wall Street Journal