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Supreme Court Holds Threshold Question Of Arbitrability Is One Of Contract And Valid Agreements To Submit Question To Arbitrator Will Be Enforced
Of note, the Court did not decide whether this particular arbitration clause constituted referral of the gateway question to the arbitrator.
United States
14 Jan 2019
FTC Announces New Reporting Thresholds For 2017 Under The Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act (HSR)
Each year, the FTC revises the thresholds that determine whether companies are required to notify the FTC and the Antitrust Division of the DOJ about the terms of a transaction...
United States
13 Feb 2017
Supreme Court May Clarify Conspiracy Standard In Antitrust Class Action
This term the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in the consolidated cases of Visa Inc. v. Osborn and Visa Inc. v. Stoumbous and will consider whether ATM fee rules adopted by joint ventures...
United States
10 Nov 2016
Federal Appeals Court Vacates A $147M Jury Award Based On Comity Principles
A U.S. federal appeals court recently issued an antitrust decision, which if it endures, could provide a blueprint for how foreign companies exporting products to the U.S. may use principles...
United States
10 Oct 2016
Approval Of Huge Class Settlement Reversed Based On Conflict Of Interest Of Class Counsel Representing Subclasses With Diverging Interests
Plaintiffs' antitrust claims alleged that the defendants adopted rules that allowed the banks issuing credit cards to impose an artificially inflated interchange fee that merchants had little choice but to accept.
United States
29 Jul 2016
Evaluating Antitrust Exposure When Purchasing A Competitorís Assets In Bankruptcy: "Caveat Emptor"!
Assets sales in bankruptcy proceedings are accomplished pursuant to Section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code.
United States
24 Jun 2015
US Department Of Justice v. Apple Inc.
In a civil antitrust suit, the district court ruled that Apple had conspired with five book publishers to increase the price of e-books for consumers, in a case that sees vertical pricing conduct subject to the per se rule.
United States
12 Dec 2014
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