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FTC: New HSR Thresholds For 2019
The annual adjustment of the dollar thresholds for pre-acquisition filings under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act will take effect late March.
United States
27 Feb 2019
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FTC: New HSR Thresholds For 2018
The annual adjustment of the dollar thresholds for pre-acquisition filings under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act will take effect at the beginning of March.
United States
30 Jan 2018
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New HSR Thresholds For 2016
The annual adjustment of the dollar thresholds for pre-acquisition filings under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act will take effect the end of February.
United States
25 Jan 2016
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New HSR Thresholds For 2015
The annual adjustment of the dollar thresholds for pre-acquisition filings under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act will take effect the end of February.
United States
16 Jan 2015
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New HSR Thresholds For 2014
The annual adjustment of the dollar thresholds for pre-acquisition filings under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act will take effect the end of February.
United States
20 Jan 2014
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Antitrust Alert: Antitrust Is Alive And Well And Lurks In Unlikely Places
A recent story in the Bay Area legal newspaper The Recorder had this headline: "Former Bazaarvoice CEO Takes Stand to Explain Damning Email."
United States
4 Oct 2013
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Antitrust Alert: New HSR Thresholds For 2013
The annual adjustment of the dollar thresholds for pre-acquisition filings under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act will take effect on February 11, 2013.
United States
21 Jan 2013
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New HSR Thresholds For 2012
The annual adjustment of the dollar thresholds for pre-acquisition filings under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act will take effect near the end of February (exact date still pending). All transactions closing on or after the effective date will be governed by the new thresholds.
United States
1 Feb 2012
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Antitrust Alert: New HSR Thresholds for 2011
The annual adjustment of the dollar thresholds for preacquisition filings under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act will take effect February 24.
United States
26 Jan 2011
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NFL Licensing Arm Subject to Antitrust Laws as a "Contract, Combination … or Conspiracy"
On May 24, in American Needle, Inc. v. National Football League, the Supreme Court unanimously held that NFL Properties ("NFLP") must defend its licensing decisions under Section 1 of the Sherman Act.
United States
18 Jun 2010
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It Is Not Over Until It's Over: Antitrust Risks in Unreported Small Acquisitions
On March 9, 2009, the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice ("DOJ") announced that it had brought suit against Election Systems & Software, Inc. ("ES&S") to challenge its acquisition in September of 2009 of Premier Election Solutions Inc. ("Premier") from Diebold, Inc. At the same time, the DOJ filed a settlement agreement with ES&S that requires the divestiture of the assets of Premier in order to restore competition in the market for voting equipment systems in the United St
United States
23 Mar 2010
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Mergers And Acquisitions Alert: New HSR Thresholds For 2009
The dollar thresholds for pre-acquisition filings under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act will increase mid-February (exact date still pending), due to an annual adjustment mechanism that was created in the last round of amendments to the HSR Act.
United States
25 Jan 2009
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Vegans (And Foodies) Rejoice: D.C. Circuit Rules For FTC In Whole Foods Merger Case
In a two to one decision, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia has given the FTC a major victory for its merger enforcement jurisdiction.
United States
31 Jul 2008
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Rambus Dodges An Antitrust Bullet From The FTC
In a case closely-watched by the high technology community, this week the D.C. Circuit Court set aside the FTC’s landmark order against Rambus Incorporated, which had sought to limit royalties Rambus could charge for certain patented DRAM technology that had been incorporated into various industry standards.
United States
28 Apr 2008
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Supreme Court Decides Predatory Bidding Case
On February 20, the Supreme Court issued its decision in Weyerhaeuser Co. v. Ross-Simmons Hardwood Lumber Co., No. 05-381, addressing the antitrust analysis of predatory bidding (i.e., paying an above-market price to gain control of a necessary input to the detriment of other buyers) under Sherman Act Section 2.
United States
23 Feb 2007
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New HSR Thresholds And Waiting Periods Effective February 2007
The dollar thresholds for pre-acquisition filings under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act will increase effective February 16 or 19, 2007 (depending on publication date), due to an annual adjustment mechanism that was created in the last round of amendments to the Act. All transactions closing on or after that date will be governed by the new thresholds.
United States
25 Jan 2007
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New Price Discrimination Case From the Supreme Court
Despite academic criticism and increasingly rare government enforcement, reports of the death of the Robinson-Patman Act are premature, and price discrimination continues to be a potential source of private litigation for many companies.
United States
25 Jan 2006
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