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Can Purchasing Efficiencies Save Mega-Mergers? The D.C. Circuit Says "No"
Efficiencies, economies of scale, and the general desire to improve the customer experience are the lifeblood of all mergers.
United States
11 May 2017
Federal Trade Commission's Pennsylvania Hospital Challenge Moves Forward: Third Circuit Halts Transaction Pending Trial Outcome
Federal Appeals Court has sided with the FTC and preliminarily blocked the proposed merger of the largest hospitals in the Harrisburg, Pennsylvania area, and Penn State Hershey Medical Center and PinnacleHealth System.
United States
15 Oct 2016
One-Two Punch On Hospital Challenges: Is The FTC Down For The Count?
There was a time not long ago when the odds of beating the Federal Trade Commission on a hospital merger antitrust challenge were slim.
United States
24 Jun 2016
First Federal Appellate Court Holds A Noncash Reverse Payment Subject To Antitrust Scrutiny: Is The Third Circuit's Decision In King Drug A Turning Point?
Recently, the Third Circuit issued the first federal appellate decision interpreting the Supreme Court's landmark decision in FTC v. Actavis, Inc., potentially greatly expanding the scope of settling parties in reverse payment cases.
United States
10 Jul 2015
Expanded HSR Antitrust Reporting For Pharma Licensing Deals Is Here To Stay
We first addressed the implications of this Rule in August 2012, when it was proposed and introduced for public comment by the FTC.
United States
24 Jun 2015
Ninth Circuit Sides With FTC; Affirms Ruling That Idaho Health Care Merger Was Unlawful
The Ninth Circuit this week sided with the FTC and affirmed an Idaho federal court's determination that the 2012 merger of two health care providers in the same city violated federal antitrust laws.
United States
12 Feb 2015
Connecticut Is Latest State To Expand Healthcare Antitrust Enforcement
Parties to transactions that result in a "material change to the business or corporate structure of a group practice" are required to notify the Connecticut Attorney General's office.
United States
16 Oct 2014
Jersey City Medical Center To Merge With Barnabas Health
The merger of Liberty and JCMC with Barnabas is expected to close later in 2013, subject to obtaining required federal and state regulatory approval.
United States
5 Jun 2013
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