Mondaq USA: Anti-trust/Competition Law
WilmerHale
On 24 July 2018, the Competition and Markets Authority ("CMA") released its Annual Report and Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2018 (the "2017/18 Report").
WilmerHale
This is the seventh issue of WilmerHale's 8-in-8 Recent Trends in European Law and Policy Alert Series. Our attorneys will share insights on current and emerging issues affecting companies doing business in Europe and across the Atlantic. Attorneys from across various practice groups at the firm will offer their take on issues ranging from Brexit to Big Data to EU energy market regulation.
BakerHostetler
We recently wrote that the Department of Justice's and the Federal Trade Commission's announcements condemning no-poaching agreements already have sparked civil class actions
BakerHostetler
Partners Carl Hittinger and Jeffry Duffy authored an article published by The Legal Intelligencer on July 27, 2018.
Arnold & Porter
Two recent Federal Trade Commission (FTC) enforcement actions—Your Therapy Source and Grifols—provide insight regarding the antitrust agencies' treatment of a topic garnering increasing attention:
Womble Bond Dickinson
In my last post, I discussed one of Judge Kavanaugh's antitrust opinions, in which he argued for a "modern approach" to antitrust law
Foley & Lardner
The New York Times reported in response to the EU $5.1 billion fine that "Google argued that the European decision was an attack on its ad-based business model.
Jones Day
Blockchain technology, particularly private blockchains, can provide a technological curtain behind which business transactions occur.
McDermott Will & Emery
The Wall Street Journal has reported that the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice (DOJ) is currently investigating ...
McDermott Will & Emery
On July 18, 2018, US FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb delivered a speech at The Brookings Institution in Washington, DC, discussing how to bolster competition from biosimilars while maintaining innovation.
Duane Morris LLP
Federal and state antitrust officials have recently stepped up enforcement against agreements between competitors not to solicit each other's employees.
McDermott Will & Emery
Several active US Department of Justice (DOJ) investigations resulted in criminal charges against individual executives in the second quarter of 2018.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The Federal Trade Commission amendments designed to clarify the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Premerger Notification Rules and simplify filing instructions for the corresponding report ...
Arnold & Porter
On July 9, 2018, President Trump announced the nomination of DC Circuit Judge Brett Kavanaugh to fill Anthony Kennedy's seat on the US Supreme Court, in light of Justice Kennedy's retirement effective July 31, 2018.
Jones Day
A recent decision by the International Trade Commission ("ITC") in Investigation No. 337-TA-1091
Womble Bond Dickinson
Judge Kavanaugh dissented from the majority's opinion in that case, and he was criticized by the majority for not properly respecting Supreme Court precedent.
BakerHostetler
In a 5-4 decision in Ohio v. American Express, the Supreme Court affirmed that the anti-steering provisions of American Express's merchant agreement do not violate Section 1 of the Sherman Act.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On June 25, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision by Justice Thomas, held that provisions in American Express Company's ("American Express") and its operating subsidiary's contracts ...
BakerHostetler
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC or Commission), responding to what it calls "broad-based changes in the economy, evolving business practices, new technologies...
McDermott Will & Emery
The second quarter of 2018 ushered in a trial defeat for the US Department of Justice (DOJ) and the beginning of a new era at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).
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BakerHostetler
On Dec. 5, 2017, the Federal Trade Commission reached a settlement with three defendants who it alleged partook in deceptive, abusive and unfair debt collection practices ...
Jones Day
One PRO petitioned a federal district court, asking the court to declare that its consent decree does not require full-work licensing.
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
The FTC traditionally relied on the second proviso of Section 13(b) for access to the federal courts.
Sedgwick LLP
In all insurance matters, all persons owe a duty of good faith, to abstain from deception, to practice honesty and equity, and to preserve inviolate the integrity of insurance.
Jones Day
In Animal Science Products, Inc. v. Hebei Welcome Pharmaceutical Co., the defendants in an anticompetition matter—who were China-based manufacturers of vitamin C—claimed that Chinese law required them to coordinate prices and export volumes.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On June 28, 2018, the U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency announced updates to a number of supervision booklets, including the "Bank Supervision Process," "Community Bank Supervision," ...
Arnold & Porter
On July 9, 2018, President Trump announced the nomination of DC Circuit Judge Brett Kavanaugh to fill Anthony Kennedy's seat on the US Supreme Court, in light of Justice Kennedy's retirement effective July 31, 2018.
McDermott Will & Emery
A recent settlement shows that the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will use its enforcement authority to target employer collusion in the labor market.
WilmerHale
This is the seventh issue of WilmerHale's 8-in-8 Recent Trends in European Law and Policy Alert Series. Our attorneys will share insights on current and emerging issues affecting companies doing business in Europe and across the Atlantic. Attorneys from across various practice groups at the firm will offer their take on issues ranging from Brexit to Big Data to EU energy market regulation.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On July 18, 2018, the European Banking Authority published final Guidelines on fraud reporting under the revised Payment Services Directive. PSD2 aims to increase the security of electronic payments ...
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