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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
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 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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