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As Treatment Of No-Poach Agreements Evolves, DOJ To Examine Antitrust In Labor Markets
Antitrust treatment of no-poach agreements continues to evolve as private cases progress, state attorneys general ramp up enforcement efforts
UK
22 Aug 2019
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The FCA's First Antitrust Decision: "When Market Chatter Becomes Collusion"
Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) officials who were involved in the FCA's first competition decision, Anti-Competitive Conduct in the Asset Management Sector, shared their views on the case at a Skadden-moderated Q&A session on July 2, 2019.
UK
16 Aug 2019
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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
UK
17 Jul 2019
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'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
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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
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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
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Merricks v Mastercard: UK Class Actions Back Under The Spotlight
The English Courts have reignited the prospects of a £14 billion class action against Mastercard.
UK
27 May 2019
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Competition Policy For The Digital Era: Advisers To The European Commission Recommend Vigorous Enforcement And Adjustments To Established Concepts
On April 4, 2019, the European Commission published a report1 prepared by three special advisers (the Advisers) appointed by EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager to explore ...
European Union
20 May 2019
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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
UK
20 May 2019
10
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
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UK Financial Conduct Authority's First Antitrust Penalty: Sharing Pricing Intentions On IPOs Or Share Placements With Rival Asset Managers Is Illegal
The U.K. Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has issued its first antitrust decision since obtaining competition law powers four years ago. The decision is a controversial one. It sets the FCA
UK
17 May 2019
12
Antitrust In The Technology Sector: Policy Perspective And Insights From The Enforcers
Skadden's Antitrust and Competition Group and the economics firm Charles River Associates recently co-hosted the ninth annual ...
United States
17 May 2019
13
Third Circuit Holds FTC Must Show Defendants Are ‘About To Violate' The Law For Injunctive Relief And Disgorgement
On February 25, 2019, in FTC v. Shire ViroPharma, Inc., the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit confirmed that the FTC cannot plead its way into federal court via Section 13(b) of the FTC Act in the absence of...
United States
17 May 2019
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FTC Holds New Hearing On Merger Retrospectives
On April 12, the Federal Trade Commission held a hearing to debate the extent to which the FTC should use retrospective reviews to strengthen merger enforcement.
United States
14 May 2019
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FTC Tech Task Force: Temporary Scrutiny Or Permanent Focus?
The Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) Bureau of Competition has established a task force dedicated to monitoring competition in U.S. technology markets and taking enforcement actions as warranted.
UK
6 May 2019
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Hold Up Or Hold Out: Differing Perspectives On Standard Essential Patent Licensing At The DOJ And FTC
Antitrust regulators have been giving increasing thought to the intersection of intellectual property and antitrust as technology has taken a central role in the day-to-day life of consumers
UK
2 May 2019
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UK Antitrust Authority Seeks Powers To Increase Merger Scrutiny, Issue Sectoral Interim Regulations And Weaken Judicial Accountability
On 21 February 2019, the U.K. Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), at the U.K. government's request, set out ‘wide-ranging and radical' proposals to reshape U.K. competition enforcement and consumer protection regime.
UK
11 Mar 2019
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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
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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.
UK
15 Feb 2019
20
2018-19 Supreme Court Update
Much of the attention on the U.S. Supreme Court in the 2018-19 term has concerned its composition or its handling of cases involving some of the signature initiatives ...
United States
23 Jan 2019
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