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Uber And Lyft Halted In Pittsburgh, For Now
People are migrating away from the traditional call-a-taxi model, and are instead searching on their smartphones for the closest Uber or Lyft vehicle.
United States
11 Jul 2014
Pa. Needs Regulatory Compliance Defense To UTPCPL Actions
Pennsylvania’s Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Law can impose additional restrictions on industries already subject to extensive regulation.
United States
19 Jun 2014
FTC Revises Hart-Scott-Rodino Thresholds
The Federal Trade Commission announced yesterday that it has made its annual adjustments to the thresholds for determining whether a transaction is reportable under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 and the amount of the related filing fee.
United States
15 Jan 2013
Faux Woods
As the old adage goes, if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. In this case the "too good" is really cheap high-end golf equipment that shows up for sale on the Internet.
United States
7 Feb 2012
Google Domination: How Big Is Too Big On The Internet?
Once upon a time, at the dawn of the commercial Internet age, people regularly gained accessed to the Web via AOL, CompuServe, and Prodigy.
United States
15 Aug 2011
Antitrust Enforcement Agencies Propose Revised Horizontal Merger Guidelines
On April 20, 2010, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released for public comment a proposed updated version of the "Horizontal Merger Guidelines" ("Guidelines"), which explain how the FTC and the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (collectively, the "Agencies") evaluate the impact on competition of a proposed merger when determining whether to challenge the merger under U.S. antitrust law.
United States
28 Apr 2010
More Aggressive Antitrust Enforcement Ahead
Setting the tone for more vigorous antitrust enforcement in the Obama administration, especially with respect to unilateral conduct of market-leading firms, on May 11, 2009, Christine Varney delivered her first public remarks as the new Assistant Attorney General for Antitrust ("Varney" or "AAG Varney").
United States
15 May 2009
U.S. Supreme Court Holds That Vertical Price Restraints Are No Longer Per Se Unlawful
On June 28, 2007, the United States Supreme Court overruled 96-year-old precedent governing Sherman Act standards on resale price maintenance. In Leegin Creative Leather Products, Inc. v. PSKS, Inc., No. 06-480, the Court held that resale price maintenance agreements are not per se unlawful under section 1 of the Sherman Act, which prohibits agreements in restraint of trade.
United States
9 Jul 2007
How Your Company Can Position Itself For Doing Business In Cuba
This webinar for business executives and high-level in-house counsel, including those with international responsibility, will feature Mark Entwistle, former Canadian Ambassador to Cuba, and Duane Morris attorneys Dr. Timothy Ashby and Marco Gonzalez, Jr., in a discussion of existing legislation that exempts agricultural, food, pharmaceutical and medical device products from the U.S. trade embargo with Cuba, and pending legislation that would ease travel and commerce restrictions between the Unit
United States
23 Mar 2007
Supreme Court Upholds Joint Venture Product Pricing
Can two competitors form a joint venture and sell products under their two competing product brands through the joint venture at a single agreed-upon price? The Supreme Court recently considered this question in Texaco, Inc. v. Dagher, ruling in a unanimous (8-0) decision issued on February 28, 2006, that it was not per se illegal under the Sherman Antitrust Act for true joint venturers to enter into such a product pricing agreement.
United States
10 Mar 2006
Perspective: Data Risk and Consequences
The current Federal Trade Commission has little tolerance for companies that fail to take appropriate security measures to protect the financial data of their customers.
United States
9 Mar 2006
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