Antitrust attorneys say that a Democratic presidential administration led by President-elect Joe Biden is expected to bring a new intensity to the antitrust space—one that may bleed over into the plaintiffs bar as well.

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Companies should expect more focused attention and stringent vetting in areas ranging from vertical mergers to pharmaceutical transactions, especially from the U.S. Department of Justice, which, more so than the Federal Trade Commission, has been relatively lax under the Trump administration, antitrust attorneys say.

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