Alison Smith

Alison Smith

McDermott Will & Emery

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FTAIA and Foreign Sales: Seventh Circuit Limits Extraterritorial Reach of U.S. Antitrust Law in Motorola Mobility v. AU Optronics

On March 27, 2014, in Motorola Mobility LLC v. AU Optronics Corp., the Seventh Circuit set precedent in the growing body of law interpreting the Foreign Trade Antitrust Improvements Act (FTAIA). Judge Posner held that the...more

4/9/2014 - Antitrust Litigation Antitrust Provisions Extraterritoriality Rules FTAIA Motorola

First Successful Extradition of Foreign National for Price-Fixing Violation

For the first time, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has successfully litigated an extradition of a foreign national on an antitrust charge. This extradition shows that the DOJ is still pursuing individuals it charged...more

4/7/2014 - DOJ Extradition Foreign Nationals Price-Fixing

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