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Antitrust Compliance – Proceed Cautiously When Sharing Information
Through recent enforcement actions, the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice has shown its continuing vigilance in sanctioning information sharing that distorts the normal price-setting mechanisms for goods and services in the United States
United States
9 Jan 2019
U.S. Antitrust Enforcers Actively Targeting Agreements Between Competitors In Employment Markets That Restrict Competition For Employees
The United States' chief antitrust enforcer recently reiterated his office is serious about curtailing employee wage-fixing and no-poaching agreements.
United States
8 Feb 2018
Third Circuit Imposes Daunting Standard To Prove Oligopolistic Price Fixing Via Circumstantial Evidence, But Manufacturers Must Still Tread Careful When Setting Their Prices
A recent Third Circuit federal appeals court decision, if it stands, likely means plaintiffs will avoid that circuit in the future when filing antitrust price-fixing actions based on parallel price increase announcements or other "circumstantial evidence" of collusion in an oligopolistic market.
United States
14 Nov 2017
Reversal Of $340 Million Jury Award Shines Light On Evidentiary Requirements To Establish Anticompetitive Conduct
In December 2016, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a $340 million jury award in an antitrust, attempted monopolization case, ruling the verdict was not legally supported by the jury's factual findings.
United States
9 Feb 2017
Supreme Court's Decision Not To Hear Manufacturer's Appeal Of $156 Million Antitrust Award Reinforces That "Refusals To Deal" Can Be A Minefield For Manufacturers
When a manufacturer declines to do business with a distributor, very real antitrust risks can arise from that action.
United States
8 Dec 2016
U.S. Antitrust Authorities Now Characterize Employee Wage-Fixing & No-Poaching Agreements Between Competitors As Criminal Behavior
"Going forward, the DOJ intends to proceed criminally against naked wage-fixing or no-poaching agreements."
United States
9 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
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