Mondaq USA: Anti-trust/Competition Law
Orrick
The Court of Justice of the European Union has consistently held that the prohibition in Article 101(1) is not applicable where the impact of the agreement on competition is not appreciable.
Orrick
On June 26, 2014, the criminal chamber of the French Supreme Court held that during antitrust procedures, the defendants' rights of defense must be respected during the entire procedure, including during the preliminary inquiry and especially dawn raids.
Orrick
In April 2008, the Commission approved the acquisition but left open the question as to the date on which Electrabel acquired control of CNR.
Orrick
On July 9, 2014, the European Commission launched a public consultation on proposals contained in its White Paper, "Towards More Effective EU Merger Control."
Orrick
On June 25, 2014, the Court of Justice of the European Union dismissed a challenge brought against the European Commission by the French cable manufacturer Nexans SA in which it sought to challenge the Commission’s powers to seize documents in dawn raids.
Orrick
Many manufacturers of branded goods, who have expressed concerns about the image of their products and worry that these are sold on the cheap, have sought to restrict the use of the Internet by their distributors.
Foley & Lardner
The European Commission adopted revised rules on agreements of minor importance which do not appreciably restrict competition.
McGuireWoods LLP
In 2009, the European Commission found that Intel had abused its dominant position on the worldwide market for x86 CPUs.
Venable LLP
Around this time in 2012, the FTC announced a settlement with football mouthguard manufacturer Brain-Pad regarding unsubstantiated concussion prevention claims.
McDermott Will & Emery
On Thursday, August 14, 2014, several physicians wrote a letter to Commissioner Hamburg of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) expressing their concerns regarding the naming of biosimilar products in light of the implementation of the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act (BPCIA).
McDermott Will & Emery
On Friday, August 15, 2014, Judge Gerald McHugh of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania let stand several counterclaims that IMS Health Inc. (IMS) made against Symphony Health Solutions Corp. (Symphony) in connection with related to allegations that Symphony had poached IMS employees to steal trade secrets.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Under what is commonly known as "Noerr-Pennington immunity," persons exercising their First Amendment right to petition the government for redress...
Orrick
Check out Orrick's Antitrust and Competition Newsletter for all the latest news and analysis of antitrust happenings in Asia, Europe and the United States.
Womble Carlyle
In recent travels to Central America, it’s been interesting to see the number of American companies operating and distributing in the region.
Orrick
The FTC’s complaint alleges that starting in 2004, the companies agreed not to solicit, recruit or contact any skier who previously endorsed the other company’s skis, and that the companies reached similar agreements with respect to each other’s employees.
Orrick
On July 21, 2014, two Internet resellers of UPC barcodes settled charges by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission that they violated Section 5 of the FTC Act by inviting competitors to collude.
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
The Federal Circuit recently permitted Mutual Pharmaceutical to proceed with counterclaims that Tyco’s patent enforcement litigation and FDA citizen’s petition violated the antitrust laws.
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
The intersection of IP and antitrust has always been fraught.
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C.
A hostile takeover is a transaction in which an acquirer gains control of the target company by going directly to its shareholders without the consent of the target's board of directors.
Foley & Lardner
A couple of local farmers had sought a declaratory judgment, invalidating a Wisconsin law criminalizing the distribution and sale of raw milk.
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McDermott Will & Emery
Joint Ventures/Competitor Collaboration, Naked agreements, Non-poaching, Non-solicitation
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
The DOJ’s ongoing challenge of American Express’s merchant rules as a violation of the Sherman Antitrust Act may clarify the significance of market share calculations.
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
A pair of putative class actions has been filed in the past two weeks charging Panasonic, Samsung, and other electronics manufacturers with forming a cartel to boost prices in the sagging market for certain electronics capacitors.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The Federal Trade Commission has announced its annual revisions to the dollar jurisdictional thresholds in the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended.
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
Amazon and the publisher Hachette are engaged in a fierce dispute over the pricing of e-books sold by Amazon.
McGuireWoods LLP
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to review a decision on the scope of the state-action doctrine, which exempts state actors from federal antitrust scrutiny.
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
With DOJ's Antitrust Division and the FTC ramping up antitrust enforcement, it is critical for companies to take a hard look at their compliance programs and update them on a regular basis to avoid potential antitrust violations and discover antitrust malfeasance early on so a company can have the option of self-reporting and applying for leniency under DOJ's leniency program.
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
A panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit heard oral argument this week in In Re: Nexium (Esomeprazole) Antitrust Litigation.
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
Over the past ten years, criminal antitrust fines have increased dramatically: they totaled only $107 million in fiscal year ("FY") 2003, but increased to a high of $1.14 billion in FY-2012 and remained relatively steady at $1.02 billion in FY-2013.
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