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United States
29 Aug 2017
Chinese Telecom Giant ZTE Makes History With Guilty Plea And $1.19 Billion Settlement For Sending US Export-Controlled Goods To Iran And North Korea
As part of the settlement, ZTE will remain under probation for an additional seven-year period and submit itself to active auditing and monitoring by the US government.
14 Mar 2017
FTC And DOJ Issue Revised Antitrust Guidelines For International Enforcement And Cooperation
On January 13, 2017, the US Federal Trade Commission and US Department of Justice (collectively, the "Agencies") jointly issued revised Antitrust Guidelines for International Enforcement and Cooperation (the "Guidelines").
30 Jan 2017
CADE Formalizes 30 Day Term For Analysis Of Mergers Under Fast Track Proceedings
In its last judgment session on August 31, 2016, the Administrative Council for Economic Defense approved Resolution 16 which established a deadline of thirty days for the approval of merger filings based on summary proceedings...
United States
16 Sep 2016
Supreme Court Docket Report - June 28, 2016
Today, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in four cases of interest to the business community: Federal Jurisdiction—Fannie Mae; Bankruptcy Code—Structured Dismissals; Sherman Act—Conspiracy by Members of a Business Association; Fair Housing Act—Standing
United States
28 Jun 2016
Navigating Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Filing Requirements In 2016
On January 21, 2016, the US Federal Trade Commission announced new thresholds relating to the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended, 15 U.S.C. § 18a.
United States
11 Mar 2016
US Antitrust Considerations In Oil And Gas Joint Bidding And Area Of Mutual Interest Arrangements
Every oil and gas exploration and production (E&P) company acquires oil and gas properties either directly from landowners or from other lessees.
United States
9 Mar 2016
California Supreme Court Holds That Federal Organic Food Labeling Regime Does Not Preempt Claims of "Intentional" Mislabeling
What's the difference between claiming that a food product is improperly certified as organic and claiming that the producer was properly certified but the product isn't really organic?
United States
11 Dec 2015
Multijurisdictional Merger Filings - September 2015
Cross-border mergers frequently trigger pre-closing antitrust reviews. Such reviews are complex and can be fraught with risk.
1 Oct 2015
Supreme Court To Decide Whether To Hear Four High-Stakes Cases Asking When A Suit May Be Litigated As A Class Action
The Supreme Court will decide before the end of this Term whether to hear any or all of four important cases that raise recurring questions of class action law that have sharply divided the lower courts.
United States
3 Jun 2015
Hong Kong Competition Law Series: Part 9
Resale Price Maintenance (RPM) is a type of vertical price restriction where an upstream supplier requires an independent reseller to resell at a fixed or minimum resale price.
United States
11 May 2015
Supreme Court Decision Alert - April 21, 2015
Natural Gas Act—Federal Preemption Of State-Law Antitrust Claims
United States
22 Apr 2015
ONEOK, Inc. v. Learjet Inc.: Testing The Boundaries Of State And Federal Regulatory Authority In The Natural Gas Industry
On January 12, 2015, the Supreme Court heard arguments in ONEOK, Inc. v. Learjet Inc., a case concerning the jurisdictional line between federal and state regulation of pricing conduct in the natural gas industry.
United States
5 Mar 2015
US FTC Revises "Fred Meyer" Guides To Promotional Payments And Services
The Commission added an example to section 240.7 of the Guides that illustrates the services and facilities covered by the Robinson-Patman Act.
United States
4 Mar 2015
A New Take On Compliance Programs
Brent Snyder, the Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Criminal Enforcement at the US Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division, recently provided advice on maintaining an effective antitrust compliance program.
United States
3 Mar 2015
Executives Beware: Trends In Criminal Cartel Enforcement
After racking up record corporate criminal fines in three of the last four years, one might think that the Antitrust Division of the DOJ had made a strategic decision to focus more of its enforcement efforts on corporations.
United States
3 Mar 2015
Loose Lips: The Danger Of Sharing Competitive Information With Competitors
Increasing prices can be stressful for manufacturers as they consider such questions as: What is the proper price point? How will customers react? What will the competition do?
United States
3 Mar 2015
Supreme Court Decision Alert - February 25, 2015
Federal Trade Commission Act—Exemption From Antitrust Laws Under "State Action" Doctrine
United States
26 Feb 2015
Navigating Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Filing Requirements in 2015
Trying to figure out if you need to make an HSR filing? Is your company currently considering an asset acquisition?
United States
24 Feb 2015
Recent US Ninth Circuit Opinion Could Have Broad Application to Antitrust Matters
Although it focuses specifically on a healthcare acquisition, the recent decision by the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in St. Alphonsus Medical Center v. St. Luke's Health System is instructive on a broad range of antitrust issues.
United States
18 Feb 2015
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