Keeping Banking Competitive: Evaluating Proposed Bank Mergers and Acquisitions

April 6th, 2014
in econ_news

by Nisreen H. Darwish, senior associate economist - Chicago Fed Letter, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

All bank mergers and acquisitions (M&A) require the approval of regulators. This article describes the methods used by the Federal Reserve to evaluate whether a bank merger or acquisition is acceptable under federal antitrust laws and its Board of Governors’ bank competition policy.

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Source: http://www.chicagofed.org/digital_assets/publications/chicago_fed_letter/2014/cflmay2014_322.pdf















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