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John R. Ingrassia

John R. Ingrassia

Senior Counsel

John Ingrassia is a senior counsel in the Corporate Department of Proskauer Rose. He advises clients on a wide range of antitrust matters in various industries, including chemicals, pharmaceutical, medical devices, telecommunications, financial services, health care, and others. His practice includes a focus on the analysis and resolution of antitrust issues related to mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures, and the analysis of Hart-Scott-Rodino pre-merger notification requirements. John has extensive experience with the legal, practical, and technical requirements of merger clearance and the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act, and is regularly invited to participate in Federal Trade Commission and bar association discussions regarding Hart-Scott-Rodino practice issues.

In addition, John also advises clients regarding international antitrust issues arising in proposed acquisitions and joint ventures, including reportability under the EC Merger Regulation and numerous other foreign merger control regimes, and liaising with local counsel to coordinate foreign pre-merger notifications and ensure the efficacy and consistency of the competition law theories advanced. John also advises clients on issues related to CFIUS national security review, and on CIFIUS submissions.

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Investors Fight Back – Court Battle Could Determine Scope of HSR Act Exemption

When an enforcement action for a violation of the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act is announced, chances are the matter has already come to a close – by the time the action becomes public, the agency and the parties usually have agreed upon financial penalties and other sanctions to be levied. But that is not the case for … Continue Reading
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