Mondaq USA: Anti-trust/Competition Law
Mayer Brown
Cross-border mergers frequently trigger pre-closing antitrust reviews.
Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
There have been two recent developments in the expansion of private antitrust actions in the United Kingdom and the European Union.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The European Commission has held Goldman Sachs jointly and severally liable for a cartel infringement committed by Prysmian.
Jones Day
On 2 April 2014, the European Commission announced significant fines involving what it described as a global cartel in the high-voltage power cable industry.
McGuireWoods LLP
On 21 March 2014, the European Commission (EC) adopted new rules for the assessment of technology transfer agreements under the EU antitrust rules.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
The European Commission has adopted new rules on the application of the EU’s antitrust regime to technology transfer agreements.
Jones Day
The European Union has a new regime for assessing technology licensing agreements under EU competition law.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
The FTC has often stated that merger analysis requires more than a simplistic determination that high market concentration leads to anticompetitive effects.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
For the first time ever, the DOJ successfully extradited "an alleged price-fixer" on an antitrust charge.
BakerHostetler
When it comes to negotiating merger remedies with federal antitrust enforcement agencies, the DOJ and the FTC each have guides or statements that may help.
McDermott Will & Emery
The Eastern District of Michigan dismissed the remaining claims of indirect purchaser plaintiffs in the ongoing Refrigerant Compressors litigation.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
On April 10, 2014, the U.S. Department of Justice ("DOJ") and the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") issued an Antitrust Policy Statement on Sharing of Cybersecurity Information explaining that competitors can share legitimate threat information so long as appropriate safeguards are in place to limit the exchange of competitively-sensitive information.
McDermott Will & Emery
On March 28, 2014, Judge Daniels of the Southern District of New York dismissed antitrust and unjust enrichment claims against over 20 banks accused of manipulating prices in the Euroyen interbank lending market by submitting false rate quotes to Yen-LIBOR and Euroyen TIBOR rate-setting organizations.
Orrick
The U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in Comcast Corp. v. Behrend, overturning an order certifying an antitrust class action.
Orrick
A unanimous U.S. Supreme Court established a uniform test to determine whether a plaintiff has standing to bring a false advertising claim.
Orrick
The state action immunity doctrine shields private actors from antitrust liability if their activities are "actively supervised" by a state.
Orrick
The 7th Circuit affirmed a district court decision that Motorola’s price-fixing were barred under the Foreign Trade Antitrust Improvement Act.
Orrick
The 9th Circuit dismissed LSI’s appeal of a preliminary injunction that blocked it from enforcing a potential import ban against Realtek Semiconductor Corp.
Orrick
The FTC dismissed six of the seven unfair competition claims it brought under Section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission Act against McWane, Inc.
Orrick
In Williams v. Duke Energy Corp., the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio certified a class of direct purchasers of electricity.
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Yesterday, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit issued an important opinion in Motorola Mobility LLC v. AU Optronics Corp., No. 14-8003, No. 14-8003, 2014 WL 1243797 (7th Cir. Mar. 28, 2014), part of the LCD flat panel antitrust litigation that has been ongoing since December 2006.
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Mayer Brown’s competition team presents its "2014 Outlook," where we identify the key issues and describe our expectations for the year ahead.
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On April 4, 2014, the United States Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division announced the first successful extradition of a foreign national to the United States to stand trial for alleged US criminal antitrust law violations.
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PROs issue licenses to, and collect royalties from, TV stations and other parties who wish to perform or broadcast copyrighted musical compositions.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Forward public announcements of prices and outputs are common in many industries.
Jones Day
The European Union has a new regime for assessing technology licensing agreements under EU competition law.
Foley & Lardner
During the month of February 2014, two more companies agreed to plead guilty to conspiring to fix prices of auto parts.
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