Mondaq USA: Anti-trust/Competition Law
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The European Commission (EC) is increasingly invoking conglomerate theories of harm in its merger reviews.
Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd.
On July 11, 2019, the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (the "Division") announced sweeping changes to its approach to criminal antitrust investigations, stating that it will now consider a company's...
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
Can a municipal water utility use its monopoly to increase its natural gas sales to homeowners?
Shearman & Sterling LLP
In January 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari in In re vitamin C Antitrust Litigation, the first lawsuit in U.S. history where the Chinese government has intervened to take a position
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Leniency programs have been one of the most effective tools for cartel prosecution over the past two decades.
Dentons
On August 8, 2019, the Superintendence of Industry and Commerce ("SIC") imposed the highest-ever fine due to an obstruction of an investigation during a dawn raid.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
In a number of jurisdictions, antitrust authorities may challenge consummated mergers even when the parties were not required to report those deals
Arnold & Porter
For years the technology sector has received significant antitrust scrutiny, but that scrutiny has increased markedly in recent months. Legislators and political candidates are focusing on leading
Mayer Brown
On Thursday, August 8, 2019, the US DOJ announced that it will hold a public workshop on September 23 to discuss "the role of antitrust enforcement in labor markets and promoting robust competition for the American worker."
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
As widely acknowledged, key problems in the implementation of the Antitrust Damages Directive were found in the vague provisions set therein, such as the rules on presumption of harm, passing on, and quantification of damages.
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 contracts with merchants that restricted the ability of these merchants...
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
The Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice ("Division") now considers a company's compliance program at the charging and sentencing stages in a criminal antitrust investigation
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The economic value and utility of customer data has led to many technology companies devising successful business models on the basis of providing free access to their online platforms and services
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Under the Trump administration's leadership, the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice (DOJ) appears to be changing its enforcement approach toward intellectual property (IP) issues.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
On July 11, 2019, the Department of Justice Antitrust Division (DOJ) issued guidance with respect to significant changes to its incentive policies for antitrust compliance in the context of criminal antitrust investigations.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
For nearly two decades, reverse payments have been the perennial focus in the pharmaceutical industry and among antitrust professionals.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Financial technology companies, known as ‘fintechs,' are an increasingly prominent and disruptive presence in the financial services market.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
An antitrust reverse termination fee (ARTF), sometimes called an antitrust reverse breakup fee, is a fee payable by the buyer to the seller if and only if the deal
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The past several decades have seen a surge in trade deals, technology advancements and logistical developments that have culminated in the most liberalized markets in history.
Arnold & Porter
Successfully navigating antitrust agency investigations requires a familiarity with Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission processes, as well as insight into those agencies and their leaderships' current priorities ...
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Hausfeld
Endo's patent litigation against Impax continued, and the trial commenced June 3, 2010.
Cooley LLP
As 2019 kicks off, the Cooley antitrust group highlights 10 recent developments and trends corporate counsel should be aware of – from the US Supreme Court and lower courts, the DoJ and FTC ...
Arnold & Porter
Successfully navigating antitrust agency investigations requires a familiarity with Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission processes, as well as insight into those agencies and their leaderships' current priorities ...
Orrick
Earlier this year, we covered the widespread interest in tech giants among international competition authorities, as well as the potential for divergence in intensity and type of enforcement across jurisdictions.
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
The Federal Trade Commission continues to crack down on companies engaged in credit card laundering.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Over the past year, State Attorneys General have stepped into what they describe as a void of antitrust enforcement at the federal level
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Shearman & Sterling released its Antitrust Annual Report today. The 2019 report considers two key developments shaping worldwide antitrust enforcement – the use of antitrust as a tool to regulate
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Under the Trump administration's leadership, the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice (DOJ) appears to be changing its enforcement approach toward intellectual property (IP) issues.
Arnold & Porter
For years the technology sector has received significant antitrust scrutiny, but that scrutiny has increased markedly in recent months. Legislators and political candidates are focusing on leading
Cozen O'Connor
Arkansas Attorney General Obtains Judgment Against Vacation Rental Company Over Allegedly Deceptive Business Practices
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