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United States
12 Mar 2019
FTC Announces Revised HSR Thresholds For 2019
The Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 ("HSR Act") requires that parties to significant mergers, acquisitions, or other transactions notify the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") and the Department of Justice ("DOJ") prior to consummating the transaction.
United States
28 Feb 2019
AT&T/TIME Warner DOJ Smack Down: You Don't Need A Weatherman To Know Which Way The Wind Blows
In his recent opinion in the latest incarnation of U.S. v. AT&T, U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon rejected, in no uncertain terms, the U.S. Justice Department's efforts to block AT&T's acquisition of Time Warner.
United States
23 Aug 2018
Will Kavanaugh's "Modern Approach" Change The Trajectory Of Supreme Court Antitrust Jurisprudence?
In my last post, I discussed one of Judge Kavanaugh's antitrust opinions, in which he argued for a "modern approach" to antitrust law
United States
13 Aug 2018
Does Kavanaugh's Dissenting Opinion In An Antitrust Case Portend His Views On Abortion?
Judge Kavanaugh dissented from the majority's opinion in that case, and he was criticized by the majority for not properly respecting Supreme Court precedent.
United States
16 Jul 2018
Kristen Healey Cramer, Barry Herman, Kevin Mangan & Candace Gill To Take Part In ACC In-House Counsel Conference In Philly
The 10th annual In-House Counsel Conference takes place April 25 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
United States
24 Apr 2018
Is The DOJ's Approval Of AT&T's Acquisition Of Time Warner Conditioned On The Sale Of CNN?
On Sunday, Kellyanne Conway said that the Trump administration is not interfering with the Justice Department's review of the deal.
United States
9 Nov 2017
8 Publishes Jason Hicks Article On Twombly Motion To Dismiss Standard published an article that I wrote about a recent divided Fourth Circuit decision on the pleading standard for a motion to dismiss an antitrust conspiracy.
United States
22 Mar 2016
If Republicans Allow A Hearing On Merrick Garland's Nomination, They Should Ask Him About Teeth Whitening
Let me stipulate that trying to evaluate a Supreme Court nominee based on a 30-year old law review article is a bad idea.
United States
17 Mar 2016
Is "Plausibility" A Rorschach Test? The Fourth Circuit's Divided Opinion On Twombly's Motion To Dismiss Standard
A recent Fourth Circuit cases demonstrates the inherently subjective nature of the "plausibility" standard used to evaluate a motion to dismiss under Rule 12(b)(6).
United States
3 Feb 2016
Motorola And The Extraterritorial Application Of US Antitrust Laws To Foreign Component Price Fixing Cartels
Last month the Supreme Court declined to accept an appeal for two related antitrust cases involving an international price-fixing cartel.
United States
11 Aug 2015
Discussion Of FCC's Effective Competition Rules
Palchick points out that a cable system that is found subject to effective competition would also have greater control over whether television broadcast stations must be carried on the Basic level of service.
United States
8 Apr 2015
March (Appellate) Madness
It has been a few months since we updated on the O’Bannon antitrust case, where federal judge Claudia Wilken ruled last summer that the NCAA’s amateurism rules violated federal antitrust laws.
United States
19 Mar 2015
Supreme Court Rules NC Dentist Board Not Immune From Antitrust Scrutiny
The case arose out of an FTC action against the North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners ("Board") for issuing cease-and-desist letters to non-dentists offering teeth whitening services.
United States
26 Feb 2015
Minimizing Antitrust Risk In Mergers And Acquisitions
Check out this white paper on antitrust risks in merger and acquisitions.
United States
13 Nov 2014
2014 Elections May Lead To Changes In Antitrust Merger Review
With the Republicans gaining control of the Senate in yesterday's elections, there is a greater chance that Congress may enact reforms to the merger approval process.
United States
6 Nov 2014
Parties Seek Expedited Answers On Changes To College Sports
The extent to which the O’Bannon decision will impact college sports comes down to whether Judge Wilken’s opinion survives the NCAA’s appeal to the Ninth Circuit.
United States
29 Sep 2014
O’Bannon Decision Could Open The Door To Significant Changes In Collegiate Athletics
Since Judge Claudia Wilken’s ruling in which she called the NCAA a "cartel" that restrains the college athletics market, many commentators have forecasted the end of the NCAA.
United States
15 Sep 2014
EDVA Dismisses "Standards Conspiracy" Suit
Companies and trade associations involved in setting industry standards should take note of a recent decision out of the Eastern District of Virginia this month.
United States
1 Aug 2014
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