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Attacking Class Certification On A Motion To Dismiss? A Recent Decision Says There Is A Way
Antitrust class action counsel are in the business of extracting cash from defendants in the form of settlements that are, in effect, a tax on every transaction in the market covered by the case.
United States
11 Jul 2019
FTC Announces 2019 Thresholds Under HSR Act And Clayton Act
The Federal Trade Commission has announced revisions to HSR Act and Clayton Act Section 8 thresholds, which are indexed annually to account for inflation
United States
28 Feb 2019
DOJ Announces First Settlement Under Trump Administration Regarding "No-Poach" Agreement
On April 3, 2018, the Antitrust Division of the U.S Department of Justice ("DOJ") announced that it had reached a settlement in a matter involving a "no-poaching" ...
United States
24 Apr 2018
FTC Announces 2018 Thresholds Under HSR Act And Clayton Act
The Federal Trade Commission has announced revisions to HSR Act and Clayton Act Section 8 thresholds, which are indexed annually to account for inflation.
United States
29 Jan 2018
2017 Antitrust Insights For Merger Activity (Video)
In this video, Colin Kass and Chris Ondeck, Proskauer partners and co-chairs of the firm's Antitrust Group, provide a recap of their Antitrust Insights 2017 seminar.
United States
26 Jun 2017
Can Purchasing Efficiencies Save Mega-Mergers? The D.C. Circuit Says "No"
Efficiencies, economies of scale, and the general desire to improve the customer experience are the lifeblood of all mergers.
United States
11 May 2017
Expanding HSR Gunjumping Enforcement: Swan Song, Or Harbinger Of What's To Come?
The U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division settled a matter during the last days of the Obama Administration which involved allegations of HSR Act, gunjumping violations against Duke Energy Corporation.
United States
27 Feb 2017
FTC Announces 2017 Thresholds Under HSR Act And Clayton Act
Primary HSR filing threshold will be raised to $80.8 million
United States
1 Feb 2017
United States
25 Oct 2016
More Leveraged Buy-Outs To Face HSR Scrutiny As Agency Expands Reporting Requirements
The rule aims to align reportability in this context with the equity value of the company rather than its full enterprise value.
United States
18 Oct 2016
Federal Trade Commission's Pennsylvania Hospital Challenge Moves Forward: Third Circuit Halts Transaction Pending Trial Outcome
Federal Appeals Court has sided with the FTC and preliminarily blocked the proposed merger of the largest hospitals in the Harrisburg, Pennsylvania area, and Penn State Hershey Medical Center and PinnacleHealth System.
United States
15 Oct 2016
Antitrust Agencies Propose Updates To IP Licensing Guidelines And Invite Comments
In 1995, the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice first issued the Antitrust Guidelines for the Licensing of Intellectual Property.
United States
23 Aug 2016
One-Two Punch On Hospital Challenges: Is The FTC Down For The Count?
There was a time not long ago when the odds of beating the Federal Trade Commission on a hospital merger antitrust challenge were slim.
United States
24 Jun 2016
Four Takeaways From The ABA Antitrust Section's 2016 Spring Meeting
Apropos of the current climate of antitrust enforcement, during the first day of events the DOJ announced that it brought suit to block the merger between Halliburton and Baker Hughes.
United States
21 Apr 2016
Investors Fight Back – Court Battle Could Determine Scope Of HSR Act Exemption
When an enforcement action for a violation of the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act is announced, chances are the matter has already come to a close...
United States
15 Apr 2016
When Passive Investors Take A Stand – HSR Act Enforcement Put To The Test
Enforcement actions for violations of the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act (HSR) often are announced with substantial money penalties or other restrictions agreed in advance between the agency and the parties.
United States
14 Apr 2016
Overview Of Cartel Law And Enforcement In The United States
The principal anti-cartel statute is the Sherman Act. It prohibits "[e]very contract, combination ..., or conspiracy in restraint of trade or commerce."
United States
1 Mar 2016
FTC Announces 2016 Thresholds Under HSR Act And Clayton Act
Last week, the FTC announced revisions to HSR Act and Clayton Act Section 8 thresholds, which it revises each January to account for inflation using changes in the Gross National Product.
United States
27 Jan 2016
The FTC's First Loss In Nearly Half A Decade, Illuminating The Difficulties Of Prediction And The Merits Of Litigating It
The decision is unlikely to avert the FTC's focus from innovation markets, or reduce its willingness to pursue potential competition theories.
United States
15 Oct 2015
First Federal Appellate Court Holds A Noncash Reverse Payment Subject To Antitrust Scrutiny: Is The Third Circuit's Decision In King Drug A Turning Point?
Recently, the Third Circuit issued the first federal appellate decision interpreting the Supreme Court's landmark decision in FTC v. Actavis, Inc., potentially greatly expanding the scope of settling parties in reverse payment cases.
United States
10 Jul 2015
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