Ad­vo­ca­cy group and for­mer an­titrust of­fi­cial look to com­ment on Il­lu­mi­na's con­tro­ver­sial Grail merg­er

As Il­lu­mi­na con­tin­ues to fight for its $7.1 bil­lion Grail buy­out, the Amer­i­can An­titrust In­sti­tute and a for­mer an­titrust of­fi­cial want to get in­volved.

The Wash­ing­ton DC-based ad­vo­ca­cy group and William Baer, for­mer di­rec­tor of the FTC’s Bu­reau of Com­pe­ti­tion and as­sis­tant at­tor­ney gen­er­al for DOJ’s an­titrust di­vi­sion, filed a re­quest on Mon­day to sub­mit an am­i­cus or “friend of the court” brief on a pro­posed fix that would have “im­por­tant im­pli­ca­tions for the fu­ture of merg­er law and sound an­titrust en­force­ment.”

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