Merger Defense Described as Innovative.

The Financial Times recently commended White & Case for its particularly innovative defense of Toyota Industry Corporation’s acquisition of Cascade Corporation. According to The Financial Times, White & Case “successfully challenged the Department of Justice’s new economic modeling for antitrust in vertical mergers.” EI provided the economic modeling used in this defense. The EI economists who worked on the matter were Barry C. Harris, Michael G. Baumann, Su Sun, and Matthew B. Wright.