In a decision that has important implications for both plaintiffs and defendants in securities class actions, the Supreme Court of the United States in Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc. (Halliburton II), No. 13-317...more
Executive Summary: Federal Trade Commission v. Wyndham Worldwide Corp.
A U.S. District Court has ruled this week that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has authority under Section 5 of the FTC Act to bring enforcement...more
- Patent settlements must be analyzed under the rule of reason, requiring a full analysis of the net competitive effects
- Payments to an alleged infringer may be permissible if justified by, for...more
The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced on January 10, 2013 that the dollar-based thresholds applicable to the Hart-Scott-Rodino (“HSR”) premerger notification program will be raised 4.0 percent from the 2012 levels....more