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DOJ Review Creates Possibility For Large Scale Change In The Music Industry
Last month, the Department of Justice Antitrust Division (DOJ) announced its plans to review two music licensing antitrust
17 Jul 2019
'Titans' Of Antitrust Policy Clash Over No-Poach Agreements
Legal battles over the antitrust treatment of no-poach agreements continue to escalate with new district court decisions and new pronouncements from two "titans" of antitrust policy
United States
20 Jun 2019
A Caution For Retrospective Merger Reviews
On April 12, 2019, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) held an information-gathering hearing on the effcacy and potential of its merger retrospective program to determine if and how it should conduct more retrospective
United States
29 May 2019
Supreme Court Holds Antitrust Claims Of iPhone App Consumers Are Not Barred By Illinois Brick
On May 13, 2019, in a 5-4 decision in Apple Inc. v. Pepper, the U.S. Supreme Court held that consumers of iPhone apps are direct purchasers of Apple and therefore have standing to sue the company
United States
29 May 2019
DOJ Wades Deeper Into No-Poach Advocacy
In early February 2019, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced its intent to file statements of interest in multiple ongoing private lawsuits to clarify how "no-poach"agreements should be evaluated
20 May 2019
AT&T-Time Warner And Beyond: The State Of Vertical Merger Enforcement In The U.S.
Late last month, a three-judge panel from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit announced its much-anticipated decision in the AT&T-Time Warner case ...
United States
17 May 2019
Antitrust Division Increasingly Weighs In As Amicus Curiae
The Department of Justice's Antitrust Division continues to ramp up its private litigation amicus program after vowing to be more involved ...
United States
18 Feb 2019
No-Poach Update: DOJ Seeks To Rein In Franchise Suits
Evolving antitrust treatment of so-called "no-poach" agreements continues to offer important guidance for company counsel and human resources professionals.
15 Feb 2019
Antitrust Yearly Wrap-Up: Active On All Fronts
Matching expectations, 2018 was an active year filled with contentious merger reviews, increased civil/criminal enforcement actions, and pivotal policy shifts.
United States
14 Jan 2019
Decisions, Decisions: Leading Cases On The Supreme Court's 2018 Business Dockett
THE SUPREME COURT'S 2018 term got underway on October 1, with the media spotlight focused on the naming of a successor to Justice Anthony M. Kennedy.
10 Jan 2019
Potential Outcomes Of ‘Apple v. Pepper'
On Nov. 26, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in a potentially landmark antitrust case: Apple v. Pepper, 846 F.3d 313 (9th Cir. 2017), cert. granted, 138 S. Ct. 2647 (2018) (No. 17-204)
United States
8 Jan 2019
FTC Invites Comment On Online Ticket Sales, Examines GAO Report
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently announced that it will hold a series of public hearings examining whether changes in the economy
28 Nov 2018
DOJ's Revamped Merger Review Process: A Little Bit Of Give And Take
The average amount of time the antitrust agencies spend reviewing significant mergers has ballooned in recent years.
United States
15 Nov 2018
Spotlight On No-Poach Agreements Continues, Expands To New Industries
In recent weeks, Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson has continued to expand his efforts to eradicate the use of no-poach agreements by employers.
United States
19 Oct 2018
Midterm Congressional Legislative Wrap-Up: Major Issues, Emerging Priorities
Even though Congress failed to enact meaningful antitrust reform this session, lawmakers in both parties proposed legislation that could significantly alter elements of current law and process
United States
10 Oct 2018
A Focus On Price: Antitrust In The Kavanaugh Era
With confirmation hearings looming for DC Circuit Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump's Supreme Court nominee to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy, senators will prepare to probe...
23 Aug 2018
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