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Apple's App Store A monopoly?
The Washington Post reported a 7 year old case will be considered by the US Supreme Court as to whether "Apple has "monopolized" the market for iPhone apps ...
United States
22 Jun 2018
Enforcement Provides Important Update For Auto Industry
For the last several years, the global auto industry has been rocked by unprecedented investigations and prosecution.
United States
20 Jul 2015
Top Antitrust Issues Facing Automotive Suppliers In 2015
Recent U.S. and international antitrust developments will have important implications in 2015 for the automotive industry.
16 Jan 2015
International Cartel Sales To Global Supply Chains Raise U.S. Antitrust Issues
How can American manufacturers bring claims against foreign cartels that fix prices of component parts?
United States
12 Dec 2014
International Cartel Price Fixing Case Opinion Raises U.S. Antitrust Issues
Purchasers may pursue private civil treble damage actions under the U.S. Sherman Act when alleging price fixing on parts and products sold to global supply chains.
United States
9 Dec 2014
Recent Cases Discuss U.S. Antitrust Issues In Global Supply Chains
Two recent court decisions examined the reach of U.S. antitrust laws to protect against injuries affecting global supply chains.
United States
4 Aug 2014
Auto Parts Investigations Require Effective Antitrust Compliance Programs to Limit the On-going Risk
Steady as clockwork, auto parts investigations around the globe are continuing.
United States
8 Jul 2014
Sixth Circuit In Carter Refuses To Defer To HUD’s RESPA Guidelines
In a decision two years in the making, on Wednesday, November 27, 2013, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals brought some clarity to the use of affiliated business arrangements ("ABAs") under Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA). In doing so, the Court dealt a serious blow to what has become a veritable cottage industry for certain RESPA class action plaintiffs’ counsel.
United States
23 Dec 2013
EU Competition Compliance Program Implications For U.S. Companies
Acting to rid European Union markets of restrictive trade practices like seemingly endemic industrial cartels, the European Commission has long sought to employ an arsenal of weapons to deter violations of European competition law.
European Union
26 Oct 2012
FTC Settles Price-Fixing Charges With San Francisco Bay Area Physician Group
On June 4, 2009, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) accepted, subject to final approval, a proposed consent order with Alta Bates Medical Group, Inc. (Alta Bates).
United States
6 Jul 2009
FTC Settles Price-Fixing Charges Against Two Separate Physicians´ Groups
On December 24, 2008, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced the settlement of two administrative actions, each of which dealt with a different physician group that negotiated fees collectively and refused, or threatened to refuse, to deal with health insurance companies (payers) unless the payers agreed to rate increases.
United States
15 Jan 2009
Mixed Signals From Washington? Senators Propose Restoring Automatic Treble Damages For Manufacturers And Franchisors That Prohibit Discounting
For manufacturers and franchisors that want to prevent discounting by dealers, distributors, franchisees, and other retailers, the federal antitrust rules of the road changed recently.
United States
19 Dec 2007
The Latest FTC Pronouncements In Health Care Physician-Payer Contracting
On September 17, 2007, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) delivered two somewhat different messages to the physician community.
United States
19 Nov 2007
Texaco, Inc. v. Dagher
The United States Supreme Court this week held in Texaco, Inc. v. Dagher that (1) it is not per se unlawful under Section 1 of the Sherman Act for a legitimate, economically-integrated joint venture to set the prices at which it sells its separately branded products; and (2) certain "core" activities of a legitimate joint venture, such as the venture’s setting of its own prices, may be held lawful even without resort to an ancillary restraints analysis.
United States
8 Mar 2006
Aggressive Antitrust Enforcement Activity Against Physician Groups Continues in 2005
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) continues to take aggressive action to prevent non-integrated groups of physicians, using the so called "messengers model," from negotiating collectively with payors.
United States
18 Mar 2005
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