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State Attorneys General Urge FTC To Consider Labor Issues In Antitrust Enforcement
A group of 18 state attorneys general (the "AGs") recently filed comments with the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") in advance of a series of hearings centered on changes to antitrust and consumer protection enforcement in the 21st century.
United States
6 Aug 2019
DOJ Antitrust Division Announces Landmark Policy Incentivizing Corporate Compliance
With this change, the Division may now consider, during the charging stage in a criminal antitrust investigation, a company's compliance program both at the time of offense and at the time charging.
United States
26 Jul 2019
Antitrust Traps For The Unwary: FTC Calls Foul On Basketball Exec For HSR Violation
This latest FTC enforcement action is a reminder that the HSR Act contains some nuance that can create traps for the unwary.
United States
14 Dec 2018
State Attorneys General Investigate Fast Food Franchisor "No Poach" Agreements
The Attorneys General of ten states are investigating fast food franchisors for their alleged use of "no poach" provisions in their franchise agreements ...
United States
18 Jul 2018
Healthcare Employers Beware: DOJ Announces Criminal Investigation Of Healthcare Human Resources Practices In The Midst Of The Ongoing Nursing Shortage
Seyfarth Synopsis: At the recent American Bar Association's Antitrust in Healthcare conference, the Department of Justice ("DOJ") reportedly advised that it has open criminal investigations...
United States
30 May 2018
DOJ Announces First Of A Number Of Anticipated No-Poach Enforcement Actions – What Should Employers Do Now?
True to his word, the Assistant Attorney General for the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice has announced the first of a number of anticipated no-poach enforcement actions.
United States
13 Apr 2018
Emerging Trend For Employers: Workplace Antitrust Class Actions
Over the past few weeks, we have been covering the release of our 14th Annual Workplace Class Action Litigation Report. Today's post focuses on an emerging trend in the workplace class action space — regarding workplace antitrust class actions.
United States
6 Mar 2018
Hunting Season Begins: DOJ Warns Of Criminal Actions Against Companies With Agreements Not To Poach Competitors' Employees
Every American business, in every industry, faces the challenge of finding and retaining talented workers.
United States
27 Feb 2018
Court Certifies Class In Duke-UNC No-Hire Workplace Antitrust Lawsuit
On February 1, 2018, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina entered an order granting in part, and denying in part, the plaintiff's motion for class certification in a no-hire antitrust case.
United States
14 Feb 2018
Federal Trade Commission Announces 2018 Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Thresholds
On Friday, January 27, 2018, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced the revised "size of transaction" thresholds for 2018 for reporting proposed mergers and acquisitions under Section 7A of the Clayton Act ...
United States
31 Jan 2018
DOJ To Announce Criminal Enforcement Actions For "No-Poach" Agreements
Seyfarth Synopsis: Criminal prosecution of "no-poaching/no-hire" agreements appears imminent. Employers should investigate their hiring and compensation practices to ensure compliance with recent antitrust pronouncements.
United States
30 Jan 2018
DOJ to Announce Criminal Enforcement Actions For "No-Poach" Agreements
Criminal prosecution of "no-poaching/no-hire" agreements appears imminent.
United States
26 Jan 2018
California Federal Court Finds CUTSA Preemption On Unfair Competition Claim In Uber Row
Uber's ongoing battle with Waymo in the Northern District of California federal court over technology used in self-driving cars provided another significant decision concerning the broad scope...
United States
18 Jul 2017
New Sheriffs In Town -- President Trump's Antitrust Picks
On Monday, March 27, 2017, the Trump Administration announced the selection of Makan Delrahim to lead the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice.
United States
13 Apr 2017
Update On Annual Adjustment To HSR Reporting Threshold And Recent Enforcement Actions Against Investors
FTC recently announced that the 2017 size-of-transaction threshold for reporting proposed mergers and acquisitions under Section 7A of the Clayton Act will increase from $78.2 million to $80.8 million.
United States
2 Feb 2017
Antitrust Guidance For HR Professionals Raises Prospect Of Criminal Prosecutions
The Antitrust Guidance for Human Resource Professionals issued by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on October 20, 2016 is not a change in law...
United States
14 Nov 2016
HR Professionals Take Note: DOJ And FTC Issue Guidance Regarding Antitrust Laws In The Employment Context
On October 20, the DOJ and the FTC jointly issued their Antitrust Guidance for HR Professionals
United States
2 Nov 2016
Wage Suppression Antitrust Class Allegations Against Oracle Dismissed As Untimely
A 2009 Department of Justice investigation of the employment and recruitment practices of a number of Silicon Valley technology companies resulted in DOJ lawsuits against seven companies...
United States
16 Feb 2016
Texas Federal Court Rules "Anti-Competitive" Employment Covenants Do Not Raise Federal Antitrust Question
In a case solely comprised of state-law claims to enforce employment covenants, a United States District Judge in the North District of Texas ruled last week...
United States
3 Dec 2015
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