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Cartel Snapshot: Mid-Year Update
The Department of Justice (DOJ) Antitrust Division announced three new investigations and several developments in its other investigations
26 Jun 2019
Cartel Snapshot: February 2019
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.
11 Mar 2019
Cartel Snapshot: The Latest On Active Antitrust Investigations
Although the third quarter of 2018 saw guilty pleas and new indictments in several current Department of Justice (DOJ) investigations, 2018 continues a downward trend in antitrust enforcement.
14 Nov 2018
THE LATEST: Collateral Risk In Merger Reviews
The Wall Street Journal has reported that the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice (DOJ) is currently investigating ...
United States
3 Aug 2018
THE LATEST: FTC To Look Closely At Competition Between Biologics And Biosimilars And Patent Protection Strategies Of Branded Manufacturers
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.
United States
27 Jul 2018
Cartel Snapshot – June 2018
Several active US Department of Justice (DOJ) investigations resulted in criminal charges against individual executives in the second quarter of 2018.
United States
24 Jul 2018
Antitrust M&A Snapshot - March 2018
McDermott's Antitrust M&A Snapshot is a resource for in-house counsel and others who deal with antitrust M&A issues but are not faced with these issues on a daily basis
United States
13 Apr 2018
What To Expect From Trump's FTC And DOJ In Terms Of Merger Policy
The new head of the DOJ Antitrust Division started at the beginning of October.
United States
14 Dec 2017
The Latest: Integra Forced To Divest Neurosurgical Tools To Gain FTC Clearance
On February 14, 2017, Integra agreed to purchase Johnson & Johnson's Codman neurosurgery business (excluding Codman's neurovascular and drug deliver businesses) for $1.045 billion.
United States
9 Oct 2017
Senate Democrats Push For Tougher Merger Enforcement
On September 14, 2017, Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), introduced new legislation to curtail market concentration and enhance antitrust scrutiny of mergers and acquisitions.
United States
22 Sep 2017
General Court Of The EU Confirms Fines Imposed On Lundbeck And Generic Drug Manufacturers For Entering Into Patent Settlements
On 8 September 2016, the General Court of the EU (GCEU) handed down five judgments upholding a decision by the Commission of 19 June 2013 imposing fines on Lundbeck...
United States
26 Sep 2016
Listed Companies: Dealing With Reporting Obligations In The Context Of Antitrust Proceedings
Financial regulatory authorities such as the US Security and Exchange Commission and the French Autorité des marchés financiers frequently impose on companies that are listed on a stock exchange...
United States
16 Sep 2016
CJEU To Rule On Extradition Of EU Citizens In Criminal Antitrust Proceedings
Two cases pending before the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) raise the question of whether extradition of EU Member State citizens may in certain circumstances violate fundamental EU law principles...
European Union
19 May 2016
The European Court Of Justice Rules Against Overreaching Requests For Information By The European Commission
Under Article 18 of EU Regulation 1/2003, the Commission may send requests for information to companies in order to obtain specific information.
European Union
15 Mar 2016
ICN Adopts New Guidance Focusing On Investigative Process And International Cooperation In Mergers
From April 28 through May 1, the International Competition Network (ICN) held its 2015 annual conference.
23 Jun 2015
Supreme Court Asked To Clarify The Reach Of U.S. Antitrust Laws To Foreign Conduct
The companies believe that these interpretations of the FTAIA are conflicting and, therefore, ripe for Supreme Court review.
United States
25 Mar 2015
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