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Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
According to the longstanding case law of the Court of Justice of the European Union (the "Court"), rebates which are conditional upon a purchaser buying all or most of its requirements from a dominant supplier ...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On September 7, 2017, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) decided that, where joint control is acquired over a new or existing undertaking (or parts of an undertaking), that transaction can only fall within the scope of the EU Merger Regulation (EUMR) where the resulting entity will be ‘full-function.'
Jones Day
Today the ECJ set aside a General Court ruling that had upheld a €1.06 billion fine imposed by the European Commission on Intel for abusing its dominant position in the market for x86 central processing units.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
On Monday, September 11, our colleagues in the Antitrust Section published an alert describing a developing antitrust lawsuit against Franciscan Health System: State of Washington v. Franciscan Health System, et al.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
These provisions codify intent to investigate vertical and conglomerate transactions, which the authors believe also create competitive harm.
McDermott Will & Emery
On Monday, September 11, Tri-Union Seafoods LLC, the US subsidiary of Thai Union Group, announced it blew the whistle on competitors in the US Department of Justice's (DOJ) investigation...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
In recent years, the financial services sector has been subject to increased antitrust scrutiny in the EU. Perhaps surprisingly, this is very new.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
After five years of growth through a series of acquisitions, the Washington State Attorney General's office filed a lawsuit to thwart and unwind the most recent expansion efforts of CHI Franciscan....
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
In Quality Auto Painting Center of Roselle, Inc. v. State Farm Indemnity Co., Case No. 15-14160, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit reversed the dismissal of a price fixing claim against...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Over the past two years, class actions have been filed against nearly every major retailer challenging various sales and pricing practices.
Foley & Lardner
in a lawsuit brought by student-athletes claiming that the value of their scholarships was anti-competitively capped by NCAA rules, the student-athletes sought approval of nearly $45 million in attorneys' fees...
McDermott Will & Emery
Businesses and individuals in Texas, Florida, the Southeast, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands are preparing for a massive recovery and reconstruction effort in the wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
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.
Mayer Brown
A seasoned trial litigator at Mayer Brown, Vince Connelly has taken the lead on over 80 cases in his 30 years of practice.
Haug Partners
Amanda Hamilton recently had her article "What Can the FTC Do about Orphan Drug Prices?" published in the Antitrust Health Care Chronicle for August 2017.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On August 17, 2017, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals vacated a district court's denial of Uber's and Mr. Travis Kalanick's motions to compel arbitration in a case involving price-fixing accusations.
McDermott Will & Emery
This ruling opens a crack in the line of Sherman Act per se cases, creating an opportunity for defendants to argue for rule of reason treatment where there are novel factual issues.
Jones Day
Many states have prohibitions on price gouging that go into effect during states of emergency.
McDermott Will & Emery
On August 31, 2017, the Attorney General of Washington filed a complaint in the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington alleging that two transactions harmed competition...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The Premerger Notification Office staff of the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") detailed the timeline for Hart-Scott-Rodino ("HSR") procedures.
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Ropes & Gray LLP
Having found that hiQ's claims were not preempted under the CFAA, the court then went on to address the potential merits of hiQ's claims under state law.
Jones Day
The conspirators attempted to use encrypted communications to conceal their collusive activities.
Holland & Knight
The requestor is a manufacturer of biologics and other pharmaceutical products (products) that require specific handling...
Carlton Fields
Before discussing how and whether the shared economy should be regulated and litigation involving the shared economy, it is important to first define what we mean by the "shared economy".
K&L Gates
On 6 July 2017, the European Commission ("Commission") announced it had opened three investigations against companies which have allegedly breached the European Union ("EU") merger procedural rules.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Three pension funds (the "plaintiffs") sued numerous major broker-dealers for allegedly inhibiting competition in the stock lending market.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
After five years of growth through a series of acquisitions, the Washington State Attorney General's office filed a lawsuit to thwart and unwind the most recent expansion efforts of CHI Franciscan....
Jones Day
Proposed legislation would rewrite U.S. antitrust law, expanding the criteria antitrust agencies would be required to use to evaluate proposed mergers well beyond traditional antitrust enforcement.
McDermott Will & Emery
District Judge Walter H. Rice of the Southern District of Ohio granted three pretrial motions brought by the Defendants on the eve of trial in The Medical Center at Elizabeth Place, LLC v. Premier Health Partners, et al., Case No. 3:12-cv-26, 2017 WL 3433131 (S.D. Ohio Aug. 9, 2017), and denied as moot eleven remaining pretrial motions.
The Brattle Group, Inc.
In the first case, In re: North Sea Brent Crude Oil Futures Litigation ("Brent"), two separate sets of plaintiffs alleged that Brent crude oil producers, traders, and affiliates conspired to manipulate...
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