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DOJ, Aetna Lawyers Preview Their Upcoming Duel Over Planned Sale to Molina

If U.S. District Judge John Bates finds that Aetna's (AET) $37 billion bid to acquire Humana (HUM) poses a threat to competition in the health insurance market, he will then a have to decide whether Aetna's proposed fix is sufficient to ameliorate the damage.

The trial over the Justice Department's lawsuit to stop the merger began Monday and Aetna's primary outside lawyer, Jones Day partner John Majoras, gave Bates a preview of the arguments he'll make over the next few weeks on behalf...