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The State AG Report Weekly Update September 5, 2019
Latest Trends and Insights on State Attorneys General Antitrust Enforcement from Cozen O'Connor's State Attorneys General Practice
United States
11 Sep 2019
The State AG Report Weekly Update August 1, 2019
California AG Xavier Becerra reached a settlement with pharmaceutical company Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. and its wholly-owned subsidiaries over allegations that its agreements with other pharmaceutical companies ...
United States
5 Aug 2019
The State AG Report Weekly Update July 18, 2019
Arkansas Attorney General Obtains Judgment Against Vacation Rental Company Over Allegedly Deceptive Business Practices
United States
23 Jul 2019
The State AG Report Weekly Update June 27, 2019
John Westercamp, a Republican, announced his candidacy for Indiana AG in 2020. Westercamp is an attorney in private practice in Indianapolis.
United States
9 Jul 2019
The State AG Report Weekly Update June 20, 2019
California AG Xavier Becerra filed a lawsuit against country club owners and operators ClubCorp Holdings, Inc., ClubCorp Club Operations, Inc., CCA Club Operations Holding, LLC, ClubCorp USA, Inc., ...
United States
25 Jun 2019
Increasing Scrutiny On Franchise "No Poach" Clauses
Companies who enter into agreements between two or more employers not to hire the other's employees or to limit competitiveness in the hiring process may face potential criminal and civil liability.
United States
21 Sep 2018
Infrastructure Alert - March 26, 2013
This Friday, President Obama will visit the Port of Miami.
United States
9 Apr 2013
The Death Of The Class Arbitration Waiver? Not So Fast...
Last month, the Second Circuit—for the third time, no less—struck down a class arbitration waiver in American Express’ card acceptance agreement with merchants.
United States
23 Mar 2012
Seventh Circuit: Antitrust Class Certification Doesn't Require Uniform Price Increases
The Seventh Circuit last week held that class certification in a class action alleging unlawful price increases does not require a showing that prices increased uniformly for all products at issue or for all members of the class.
United States
25 Jan 2012
Another Blow To The "Disguised Class Action" Theory
Earlier this year, the Fourth Circuit rejected a bid by a group of pharmacies to refashion an action brought by the West Virginia attorney general as a "disguised class action" filed on behalf of West Virginia citizens.
United States
7 Nov 2011
What Every Business Should Know About the Sherman Antitrust Act
The U.S. antitrust laws are designed to preserve and promote free competition. In a competitive marketplace, there are strong incentives for rival businesses to operate efficiently, keep prices down, and boost their product and service quality.
United States
17 Oct 2011
State of Connecticut and Guy Carpenter Settle Landmark Antitrust Case for $4.25M: What’s Next for the Reinsurance Industry?
On January 31, 2011, one of the world’s largest reinsurance brokers, Guy Carpenter & Co. LLC, and its former affiliated reinsurer agreed to pay $4.25 million to settle a lawsuit brought by the Connecticut attorney general alleging these companies engaged in a series of conspiracies to create closed reinsurance markets and drive-up reinsurance costs.
United States
28 Feb 2011
HSR Filing Threshold Increases to $66 Million ... and Other Facts that May Impact Whether You Have to File
The Federal Trade Commission has released the annual jurisdictional adjustments for premerger notification filings made pursuant to the HSR Act, which take effect for transactions closing on or after February 24, 2011.
United States
2 Feb 2011
Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission Announce Revisions to Merger Guidelines
On April 20, 2010, the U.S. Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division and the Federal Trade Commission jointly promulgated completely revised Horizontal Merger Guidelines ("Guidelines").
United States
4 May 2010
HSR Primer
Federal antitrust laws provide that large transactions involving the merger or acquisition of large companies with or by other large companies are subject to review by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) and the U.S. Justice Department for potential anti-competitive effects.
United States
19 May 2009
Recent Developments Regarding Antitrust Law: Massachusetts District Court States Scheme To Inflate Wholesale Price Of Prescription Drugs Does Not Constitute Per Se Antitrust Violation
In “New England Carpenters Heath Benefits Fund v. McKesson Corporation”, 573 F.Supp.2d 431 (D.C.MA 2008), the District Court of Massachusetts granted McKesson’s Motion to Dismiss Plaintiffs’ proposed national class action based on the allegations that the drug wholesaler engaged in unlawful price-fixing by entering into an agreement with First DataBank, a publishing company, to inflate the "average wholesale price" ("AWP") for numerous prescription pharmaceuticals in violation of the Sherman Act
United States
2 Mar 2009
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