Alan Kusinitz

Alan Kusinitz

Proskauer Rose LLP

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Strong HSR Compliance Programs Remain a Necessity

Continued strong antitrust enforcement under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act (HSR) reminds us that HSR compliance issues can arise in unexpected places. When Berkshire Hathaway Inc. acquired voting securities of Symetra Financial...more

8/28/2014 - Antitrust Litigation Berkshire Hathaway Compliance FTC Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Premerger Notifications

Federal Trade Commission Announces 2014 Threshold Revisions for HSR Act and for Clayton Act Section 8 Prohibition on Interlocking...

The Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, commonly known as the HSR Act, requires parties to certain corporate transactions to notify the Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice, and to observe a...more

1/22/2014 - Acquisitions FTC Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Interlocking Directorate Mergers The Clayton Act

Clearance: Proskauer's Quarterly Antitrust Update - Fall 2013

In Federal Trade Commission v. Actavis, Inc., the Supreme Court, in a 5-3 decision written by Justice Breyer, reversed the Eleventh Circuit's dismissal of an FTC complaint under Section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission...more

11/25/2013 - Actavis Inc. Anti-Competitive Antitrust Investigations Antitrust Litigation Competition FTC FTC v Actavis Pharmaceutical Reverse Payment Settlement Agreements SCOTUS Settlement

"Re-Animator" or "Dead Man Walking"? FTC Says No to Zombie Deal Reviews – Formalizes Withdrawal and Refiling Procedure

Antitrust review under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 ("HSR") is a fact of life that many dealmakers would happily do without. So, when a deal dies midstream few would opt to continue with the HSR...more

7/12/2013 - Antitrust Litigation Antitrust Provisions FTC Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Refiling Withdrawal

Supreme Court Holds Reverse Payment Settlements Are Subject to Rule-of-Reason Scrutiny in Landmark Ruling

In Federal Trade Commission v. Actavis, Inc., the Supreme Court, in a 5-3 decision written by Justice Breyer, reversed the Eleventh Circuit's dismissal of an FTC complaint under Section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission Act...more

6/24/2013 - ANDA Antitrust Litigation FTC FTC v Actavis Generic Drugs Patents Reverse Payment Settlement Agreements

Clearance: Proskauer's Quarterly Antitrust Update - Winter 2013

In This Issue: - Watson and Reverse Payments: An Opportunity to Resolve the Competing Tension Between Antitrust and Patent Law Under the Hatch-Waxman Act - Judge Posner on the Limits of the Per Se Rule against Price...more

3/21/2013

Placing Limits on the State Action Doctrine, the Supreme Court Subjects Local Government Hospitals to Scrutiny under the Antitrust...

Recent major regulatory and technological developments have brought forth historic changes to the health care market. Health care providers have responded to these developments in several ways. One such mechanism, hospital...more

2/22/2013 - FTC FTC v. Phoebe Putney Health System Hospital Mergers Hospitals Immunity Mergers SCOTUS State Action Doctrine

Federal Trade Commission Announces 2013 Threshold Revisions for HSR Act and for Clayton Act Section 8 Prohibition on Interlocking...

The Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, commonly known as the HSR Act, requires parties to certain corporate transactions to notify the Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice, and to observe a...more

1/15/2013 - FTC Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Size of Persons Test Size of Transaction Test The Clayton Act Threshhold Requirements

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