U.S. Antitrust Watchdogs Turn to Insurers After Halliburton Win

  • Anthem, Aetna deals face scrutiny from Justice Department
  • Halliburton-Baker Hughes collapse extends U.S. winning streak

Bill Baer was the ultimate Washington antitrust insider when he came to the Justice Department in 2013: At law firm Arnold & Porter LLP, he’d counseled the biggest U.S. companies, including deal machine General Electric Co., on getting mergers over the finish line.

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