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FTC Announces Increased HSR Thresholds
The Federal Trade Commission has announced revised jurisdictional and filing fee thresholds under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 ("the Act"), as amended.
United States
30 Jan 2017
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Third Circuit Holds eBay-Based Allegations Sufficient To Plead Reverse False Claim For Failure To Pay Import Duties
In October, the Third Circuit held in United States ex rel. Customs Fraud Investigations, LLC v. Victaulic Co., that the 2009 amendments to the FCA allowed a relator to pursue a reverse...
United States
27 Jan 2017
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FTC Continues Aggressive Enforcement Of HSR Act, Levies $656,000 Fine Against Investor
Investor Len Blavatnik has agreed to pay $656,000 to resolve allegations that he violated the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (the "HSR Act") by failing to obtain clearance prior to acquiring voting securities of TangoMe, Inc..
United States
9 Oct 2015
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FTC And DOJ Continue HSR Enforcement, Announce Penalties For Violation Of "Institutional Investor" Exemption
Leucadia National Corporation has agreed to pay $240,000 to settle charges that it violated the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976.
United States
25 Sep 2015
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FTC Cautions Against Improper Reliance On "Investment-Only" Exemption
Investment manager Third Point LLC and three of its affiliated funds have entered into a proposed settlement agreement with the federal antitrust authorities for violations of the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, arising from improper reliance on the "investment-only" exemption.
United States
27 Aug 2015
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FTC Announces Revised Thresholds For Interlocking Directorates
The Federal Trade Commission has announced revised thresholds for interlocking directorates required under Section 8 of the Clayton Act (15 U.S.C. § 19(a)(5)). The revised thresholds took effect January 21, 2015.
United States
23 Jan 2015
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FTC Announces Increased HSR Thresholds
The Federal Trade Commission has announced revised jurisdictional and filing fee thresholds under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 ("the Act"), as amended.
United States
15 Jan 2013
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FTC/DOJ Workshop Shines Spotlight On Competitive Harms And Benefits Of Patent Assertion Entities
On Monday, December 10, 2012, the Federal Trade Commission and the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice held a joint workshop (Agenda) on the activities of patent assertion entities ("PAEs").
United States
18 Dec 2012
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Supreme Court Strikes Down A Diagnostic Method In Prometheus: Laws Of Nature Coupled With "Well-Understood, Routine [And] Conventional" Steps Not Patent Eligible
On March 20, 2012, the United States Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision in Mayo Collaborative Services v. Prometheus Laboratories, Inc., holding the claimed diagnostic methods ineligible for patent protection under Section 101 of the Patent Act.
United States
27 Mar 2012
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FTC Announces Revised Thresholds For Interlocking Directorates
The Federal Trade Commission has announced revised thresholds for interlocking directorates required under Section 8 of the Clayton Act (15 U.S.C. § 19(a)(5)).
United States
7 Feb 2012
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FTC Announces Increased HSR Thresholds
The Federal Trade Commission has announced revised jurisdictional and filing fee thresholds under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended ("the Act").
United States
2 Feb 2012
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FTC And DOJ Announce New HSR Rules And Form
The Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice have announced the much-anticipated final Hart-Scott-Rodino ("HSR") premerger notification rules and published a new HSR form, completing a rule-making process started in August 2010.
United States
 
13 Jul 2011
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