Mondaq USA: Anti-trust/Competition Law
McDermott Will & Emery
Antitrust regulators in the United States and Europe were very active in the final quarter of 2018 closing a large number of cases requiring in-depth investigations.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
On March 4, the FTC published the revised Hart-Scott-Rodino ("HSR") thresholds in the Federal Register. Retail (or other) companies contemplating mergers or acquisitions need to be aware
Ropes & Gray LLP
The Federal Trade Commission has announced revised thresholds for interlocking directorates required under Section 8 of the Clayton Act (15 U.S.C. ง 19(a)(5)). The revised thresholds are effective as of March 4, 2019.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On February 15, 2019, the FTC announced the latest annual revision to the size thresholds governing premerger notification requirements under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended...
Ropes & Gray LLP
The Federal Trade Commission has announced revised jurisdictional and filing fee thresholds under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 ("the Act") ...
Jones Day
Judge permits schools, however, to offer additional non-cash, education-related benefits.
Foley & Lardner
On March 4, 2019, the Federal Register published FTC notices with the latest annual adjustments to the statutory thresholds under both the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
The Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 requires parties to transactions meeting certain size and other tests to file premerger notification forms with both the Federal Trade
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has revised, and once again raised, the thresholds for the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 ...
McDermott Will & Emery
Federal Court Opinion Reminds Health Care Providers To Assess The Antitrust Risks Of Competitor Affiliations.
Arnold & Porter
The FTC has more than one avenue for challenging conduct that violates Section 5.
McDermott Will & Emery
The US Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) Bureau of Competition announced the launch of a new Technology Task Force that will investigate anticompetitive conduct, review past transactions, as well as contribute to pending merger reviews.
Jones Day
The new Section 8 thresholds take effect on March 4.
Mayer Brown
On February 15, 2019, the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced its annual update to the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) thresholds, which govern mergers or acquisitions ...
Mayer Brown
Vietnam's competition law is poised for big changes as the new 2018 Law on Competition comes into force from 1 July 2019.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") Bureau of Competition (the "Bureau") created a Task Force to investigate possible anticompetitive conduct in U.S. technology markets.
McDermott Will & Emery
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) recently sued former joint venture partners because they allegedly coordinated their competitive activities beyond the legitimate scope of their venture.
Duane Morris LLP
As previewed in Duane Morris' February 4, 2019, antitrust Alert, "Ninth Circuit Reinforces Applicability of Per Se Standard in Criminal Antitrust Cases," the U.S. District Court ...
A dissenting statement by Commissioner Chopra, however, took a very different view.
McDermott Will & Emery
EU fines ended at €800 million, which was less than in 2017 and less than one fourth of the amount of fines imposed in 2016.
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Partners Carl Hittinger and Jeffry Duffy authored an article published by The Legal Intelligencer on July 27, 2018.
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 ...
Mayer Brown
Investment consultancy and fiduciary management new requirements for UK pension scheme trustees and service providers
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
The FTC traditionally relied on the second proviso of Section 13(b) for access to the federal courts.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 18 December 2018, the CMA published an update paper outlining issues and proposed legislative reforms to stimulate competition and improve audit quality.
As 2019 quickly approaches, we would like to take a few moments to reflect on the past year of Food and Drug Administration activities and certain big ticket items that made news in 2018.
Arnold & Porter
Antitrust laws are intended to ensure that firms compete fairly in an open marketplace, including to hire or retain employees.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
The Department of Justice's Antitrust Division continues to ramp up its private litigation amicus program after vowing to be more involved ...
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
When we last visited (here) the long-running Bayer versus Belmora battle over the mark FLANAX, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit had reversed and remanded the case to the U.S. District
Womble Bond Dickinson
The Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 ("HSR Act") requires that parties to significant mergers, acquisitions, or other transactions notify the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") and the Department of Justice ("DOJ") prior to consummating the transaction.
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