Clients turn to Aleksandr (Alex) Livshits in connection with antitrust merger reviews, including governmental investigations of complex cross-border transactions, as well as antitrust litigation and compliance issues.
Alex has represented a variety of clients before the US Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission. He has extensive experience across a wide range of industries, including pharmaceuticals, medical devices, aerospace, automotive, retail, commodities, consumer products, media, and technology.
Legal 500 consistently recognizes Aleksandr as a key lawyer in Antitrust: Merger Control, describing him as “incredibly knowledgeable, thoughtful, responsive, and very hardworking.”
Alex has written on various antitrust topics and has contributed articles to The M&A Lawyer, The New York Law Journal, and The Deal Pipeline. He also drafted the chapter on antitrust considerations for the M&A treatise Takeover Defense: Mergers and Acquisitions.
Accolades |Fried Frank-Counseled Matter Shortlisted for GCR Awards’ Merger Control Matter of the Year in Europe⟶
Accolades |Concurrences Nominates Fried Frank Antitrust & Competition Law Alert for its 2020 Antitrust Writing Awards⟶
Antitrust and Competition Law Alert® |FTC Increases Thresholds for HSR Filings and Interlocking Directorates, Announces New Filing Fees⟶
Antitrust and Competition Law Alert® |No More Employee Noncompetes?⟶
Antitrust and Competition Law Alert® |President Biden Signs Omnibus Bill into Law, Substantially Increasing HSR Filing Fees for Large Transactions⟶
Alerts and newsletters |FTC Increasing Pressure on “Unfair” Methods of Competition Through New Enforcement Policy⟶
Articles |Federal Court Decision in UnitedHealth/Change Highlights Challenges to Antitrust Agencies’ Aggressive Enforcement Agenda: A Win for Merger Remedies and Private Equity Divestiture Buyers⟶
Antitrust and Competition Law Alert® |Long Story Cut Short: Court Blocks Merger Reducing from Five to Four the Number of Competitors for the Purchase of Book Publishing Rights⟶
Antitrust and Competition Law Alert® |DOJ Brings Criminal Monopolization Case for Invitation to Collude: Can an Anticompetitive Proposal, Even If Rejected, Result in Criminal Liability?⟶
Antitrust and Competition Law Alert® |Federal Court Decision in UnitedHealth/Change Highlights Challenges to Antitrust Agencies’ Aggressive Enforcement Agenda: A Win for Merger Remedies and Private Equity Divestiture Buyers⟶
Antitrust and Competition Law Alert® |FTC/DOJ to Update Merger Guidelines: Request for Comments Reveals Agencies’ Expected Approach to Merger Enforcement⟶
Antitrust and Competition Law Alert® |FTC Increases Thresholds for HSR Filings and Interlocking Directorates⟶
Speaking engagements |Unpacking the Proposed HSR Rule Changes⟶
Speaking engagements |Merger Enforcement by State Attorneys General: The States’ Perspectives⟶