Steven Levitsky

Steven Levitsky

DLA Piper

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Insurance 2015 year-end review and forecast for 2016

Our Year-End Review and Forecast for 2016 reviews some of the more notable events and trends in the insurance industry over the past 12 months. Our crystal ball is a bit clouded by the scale and speed of changes we see, but...more

3/4/2016 - Asia Australia Big Data Commercial General Liability Policies Complex Corporate Transactions Cybersecurity DOL EU Foreign Insurance Companies Insurance Industry Life Insurance NAIC Regulatory Agenda TRIA

FTC Announces Annual Revisions to HSR Act Thresholds

In accordance with the 2000 amendments to the HSR Act, the Federal Trade Commission has announced its annual revision to the jurisdictional thresholds under the Act. The new thresholds will go into effect 30 days after...more

1/22/2016 - FTC Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Size of Persons Test Threshold Requirements

How Does an Antitrust Compliance Program Meet DOJ Standards? For the First Time, the DOJ Explains

For the first time, the Department of Justice has described what makes a company-imposed antitrust compliance pro­gram effective enough to earn a recommended lowering of the antitrust fine under the Unit­ed States Sentencing...more

11/17/2015 - Automotive Industry Cartels Chief Compliance Officers DOJ Federal Sentencing Guidelines

CON laws, COPAs and the FTC: 7 Antitrust Points For The Healthcare Sector

The Federal Trade Commission is on a roll in its attack on what it considers anti-competitive effects in the healthcare industry. And that roll has consistently involved challenging activity that once appeared to be protected...more

8/10/2015 - Affordable Care Act Antitrust Provisions Certificate of Need Divestiture FTC Healthcare HHS Hospital Mergers NC Board of Dental Examiners v FTC SCOTUS State Action Immunity State Medical Board

Antitrust Matters - March 2015 (Global)

Luxleaks – Challenging the challenges to ta rulings in the EU - The European Commission’s recent state aid crusade against so-called sweet deals in the form of tax rulings may have unwelcome consequences never...more

3/6/2015 - Banking Sector Competition Authorities EU Germany Manufacturers Romania Switzerland Technology

US Supreme Court: state agencies must be "actively supervised" to enjoy antitrust immunity – 5 tips

Do you sit on a state board or are you regulated by one? If so, the United States Supreme Court decided a case last Wednesday that directly affects you. Until recently, many assumed that a state agency or board enjoyed...more

3/1/2015 - Antitrust Litigation Dentists FTC Immunity Licensing Rules NC Board of Dental Examiners v FTC Restraint of Trade SCOTUS State Action Immunity State Agencies

FTC announces annual revisions to HSR Act thresholds

In accordance with the 2000 amendments to the HSR Act, the Federal Trade Commission has announced its annual revision to the jurisdictional thresholds under the Act. The new thresholds will go into effect 30 days after...more

1/21/2015 - Filing Requirements FTC Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Jurisdiction Threshold Requirements

Antitrust Matters - November 2014 (Global)

EDITORIAL - Sitting at my desk in Washington, DC, I imagine myself being a business executive in Europe or Asia, trying to make sense of news reports that I regularly hear about United States courts and enforcement...more

11/26/2014 - Antitrust Provisions Appeals EU FTAIA Proximate Cause

When a state agency strays into antitrust liability: 4 practical tips about professional self-interest

Are you a practicing physician who sits on a state licensing board? Is your business affected by a state board with practicing physicians on it? If you said yes to either question, you should read on....more

11/13/2014 - Antitrust Litigation Antitrust Provisions Physicians Professional Liability

Antitrust Matters - July 2014 (Global)

In This Issue: - Back to the Future? Back to the Past! - Interview: African Merger Control: Interview with the COMESA Competition Commission EUROPE: *EUROPEAN UNION: - Comparing apples and...more

7/16/2014 - C-Suite Executives Cartels COMESA DOJ EU Extradition Hospitals Mergers Price-Fixing

Merger enforcement actions below the HSR threshold - top ten tips in non-reportable transactions

“Less is more” may be true in architecture, but in merger clearance law, “less” is still enough to trigger antitrust investigations and litigation and rescission of the whole transaction. By “less,” we mean less than the...more

5/13/2014 - Antitrust Investigations Enforcement Enforcement Actions Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Mergers Rescission St. Luke's

Antitrust Matters - April 2014 (Global)

Welcome to the second issue of our global competition and antitrust law newsletter Antitrust Matters. The importance and shifting nature of antitrust problems facing companies and individuals is by its nature, a work in...more

4/11/2014 - Antitrust Litigation Antitrust Provisions Competition EU FTC FTC Act Unfair Competition

Antitrust Matters - February 2014

Dearest Reader, Welcome to the first issue of our global competition law newsletter, “Antitrust Matters”. It covers antitrust developments from around the world! Antitrust matters indeed. Legally, financially,...more

2/13/2014 - Antitrust Litigation Asia EU

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