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It Works for Mergers, Why not Finance

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  • Edlin Aaron S.
  • Gilbert Richard J

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Many in finance, particularly the more lightly regulated areas of finance like hedge funds, are shocked at the idea of the government's prying eyes and intrusion in their business affairs. They shouldn't be: the government has long been intrusive when it comes to large mergers because they can threaten the public's interest. Merger policy could provide a useful guide for financial reform according to Aaron Edlin and Richard Gilbert, two antitrust specialists from UC Berkeley.

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  • Edlin Aaron S. & Gilbert Richard J, 2010. "It Works for Mergers, Why not Finance," The Economists' Voice, De Gruyter, vol. 7(2), pages 1-5, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:bpj:evoice:v:7:y:2010:i:2:n:5
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