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McDermott Will & Emery
The European Commission recently reaffirmed that industrial policy objectives have no role to play when it comes to applying the EU merger control rules. Despite unusually intense industrial
Jones Day
The ECJ ruled that the European Commission violated UPS's rights of defense when it failed to provide UPS with the final economic model used in its decision to block UPS's proposed acquisition of TNT in 2013.
Orrick
Fable has it that a frog placed in tepid water slowly brought to a boil will not perceive danger until it is too late to leap.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On September 6, 2018, Chief Judge Diane Wood, writing for a three-judge panel of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals (the "Court"), affirmed the dismissal of a putative class action by indirect purchaser plaintiffs ("IPPs") alleging that seven US steel producers conspired to fix prices on the sale of steel products in the United States.
Jones Day
The Federal Trade Commission, by a 3-2 party-line vote, has settled a vertical merger challenge in exchange for the merging companies' behavioral commitments.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
On Dec. 21, 2018, the French Competition Authority (the Authority) released a procedural notice on the settlement in order to clarify the implementation of this procedure.
Orrick
On January 11, 2019, the U.S. DOJ Antitrust Division (Division) filed a Notice of Intent to File a Statement of Interest in a lawsuit filed ...
Foley & Lardner
As 2019 approaches, the antitrust outlook in the United States appears to be stabilizing.
Arnold & Porter
The FTC's December 21, 2018 conditional approval of the acquisition of a partly constructed resin plant out of bankruptcy by a consortia of three competitors ...
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
After a slow start in getting Senate-confirmed appointees in place, both the Department of Justice's Antitrust Division and Federal Trade Commission finally got their full complement
Reed Smith
Last week, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed an Executive Order creating a program to lower prescription drug costs throughout the state.
Arnold & Porter
Partners from our global Antitrust/Competition team review key 2018 developments in US antitrust law and provide an assessment of enforcement policy during the second year of the Trump Administration.
Arnold & Porter
In November 2017, Assistant Attorney General (AAG) Makan Delrahim reignited a debate about antitrust enforcement in the context of SSOs, standard essential patents (SEPs), and agreements to price SEPs on FRAND terms.
Arnold & Porter
From the category of "only in California," the state Supreme Court will soon consider whether California's Unfair Competition Law authorizes each of 58 district attorneys to recover restitution and civil penalties ...
Reed Smith
Rather than stymie competition, AI will thus create new markets.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
An antitrust reverse termination fee (ARTF), sometimes called an antitrust reverse breakup fee, is a fee payable by the buyer to the seller if and only if the deal cannot close because the necessary antitrust approvals...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
In this episode, Akin Gump antitrust partners Gorav Jindal and Corey Roush discuss antitrust developments in 2018 and look at what 2019 may bring.
Orrick
Orrick partner Jay Jurata, head of our global Antitrust & Competition practice, weighs in on the important issues raised in the closely-watched trial now under way in FTC v. Qualcomm
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
Matching expectations, 2018 was an active year filled with contentious merger reviews, increased civil/criminal enforcement actions, and pivotal policy shifts.
Jones Day
The Trump Administration leadership at the U.S. Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission have announced reforms regarding merger reviews.
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Partners Carl Hittinger and Jeffry Duffy authored an article published by The Legal Intelligencer on July 27, 2018.
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The FTC traditionally relied on the second proviso of Section 13(b) for access to the federal courts.
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Investment consultancy and fiduciary management new requirements for UK pension scheme trustees and service providers
Cooley LLP
As 2019 kicks off, the Cooley antitrust group highlights 10 recent developments and trends corporate counsel should be aware of – from the US Supreme Court and lower courts, the DoJ and FTC ...
Reed Smith
On November 13–14, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) held hearings on "Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century."
Orrick
The FTC has long asserted it has the authority to bring actions in federal court to obtain injunctive relief and equitable monetary remedies (e.g. disgorgement, consumer redress) for unfair and deceptive practices.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
Matching expectations, 2018 was an active year filled with contentious merger reviews, increased civil/criminal enforcement actions, and pivotal policy shifts.
Mintz
As 2019 quickly approaches, we would like to take a few moments to reflect on the past year of Food and Drug Administration activities and certain big ticket items that made news in 2018.
Foley & Lardner
As 2019 approaches, the antitrust outlook in the United States appears to be stabilizing.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
Much of the attention on the U.S. Supreme Court in the 2018-19 term has concerned its composition or its handling of cases involving some of the signature initiatives ...
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