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