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What Say You, New York? Now That Federal Antitrust Regulators Have Approved CVS's Proposed Acquisition Of Aetna, Attention Turns To New York State
During a public hearing in New York City on Thursday, October 18, 2018, New York State regulators, including Superintendent Maria Vullo of the New York State DFS, threatened to block CVS Health's $69 billion merger...
United States
26 Oct 2018
FTC Temporarily Halts Proposed DraftKings-FanDuel Merger
The FTC alleges that the merger would create a monopoly in violation of Section 7 of the Clayton Act in the purported DFS market.
United States
20 Jul 2017
Top 12 EU Legal Developments To Watch In 2017
Sheppard Mullin's EU team has created a list of major legal shifts that await General Counsel and Compliance Officers in the areas of competition, EU regulatory and trade in 2017.
European Union
30 Jan 2017
China Ripe For Enforcing AML Based On Concerted Action
So far in China there have not been any published decisions regarding price-fixing or other anti-competitive agreements based on concerted action by competitors.
21 Apr 2015
American Quarter Horse Association Rule Against Registration Of Cloned Horses Found Not To Violate Sherman Act
A Matsushita "Quick Look" Analysis Demonstrates that While Plausible, No Evidence Supports An Actionable Conspiracy or Monopoly. Abraham & Veneklasen Joint Venture et al. v. Am. Quarter Horse Ass'n, 776 F.3d 321.
United States
10 Apr 2015
Antitrust Enforcement In China: Understanding The Framework Of The Anti-Monopoly Law
China's adoption of the Anti-Monopoly Law ("AML") is a landmark in the evolution of China's economic transformation.
20 Feb 2015
Facing A Blizzard Of Legal Challenges As In-House Counsel
A Fashionista's Guide to Competition and Cartel Laws: Daniel Brown, Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
United States
10 Feb 2015
Higher Filing Thresholds For HSR Act Premerger Notifications And Interlocking Directorates Announced
On January 15, 2015, the Federal Trade Commission announced revised, higher thresholds for premerger filings under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976.
United States
28 Jan 2015
Beyond Truth, And Toward Repose: Price Increases Following "Merger To Monopoly" Do Not Rekindle Statute Of Limitations
In February, 2007, Lubrizol Corporation made a "merger to monopoly" acquisition of the assets of a competitor.
United States
27 Jun 2014
What Does The First-Ever Extradition On An Antitrust Charge Mean For The Auto Parts Investigation?
The DOJ's Antitrust Division announced a milestone victory, having successfully litigated its first extradition for an alleged antitrust violation.
United States
14 Apr 2014
MOFCOM Requests Public Comments On Draft Provisions Related To Remedies Imposed In Conditional Approvals
Since the Anti-monopoly Law has come into effect in August 2008, MOFCOM has issued 16 conditional approvals requiring certain structural or behavioral remedies in order to prevent the anticompetitive consequences.
United States
10 Apr 2013
Is China Giving Carte Blanche For Anti-Competitive Conduct By PRC Companies Doing Business Overseas?
PRC companies should be careful not to interpret as carte blanche for anti-competitive behavior a recent policy statement by the Chinese government encouraging PRC companies to coordinate their activities and cooperate with each other while investing overseas.
2 Aug 2012
Kansas Supreme Court Declares "Rule Of Reason" Inapplicable To Kansas Antitrust Law; Legislature May Have A Different Idea
In Leegin Creative Leather Prods., Inc. v. PSKS, Inc., 551 U.S. 877 (2007), the U.S. Supreme Court expressly overruled the categorical ban on vertical price fixing agreements that had existed for nearly a century prior.
United States
31 May 2012
DOJ Wins AUO Convictions In LCD Price-Fixing Trial, Successfully Defending Its Cartel Program
In a widely followed eight-week trial before the Honorable Susan Illston in the Northern District of California, the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice succeeded in obtaining price-fixing convictions against AU Optronics, a Taiwanese company; AUOA, its US subsidiary; and two senior executives.
United States
22 Mar 2012
Antitrust Division Cracks Down on Corruption in The Moving And Storage And Printing Businesses
This past month, the Antitrust Division filed pricefixing and conspiracy charges against a moving and storage company, and a printing and graphics broker pleaded guilty to bid-rigging and conspiracy.
United States
29 Jun 2004
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