Read Administrative Law updates, alerts, news, and legal analysis from leading lawyers and law firms:
Konczal: Dodd-Frank Reforms Get Roughed Up in Court
Medicaid Receiving Startlingly Little Attention As Everyone Discusses Medicare
Obama Administration Calls for Free Access to Federally Funded Research
Can Virginia Block Non-Residents from FOIA Requests? Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments
Should Wall Street Fear Mary Jo White?
Looking Ahead to Washington State’s Legalized Marijuana Marketplace
Congressman: My Plan Would Reduce Student Loan Defaults: Video
Local Governments Continue to Fight States for Right to Govern Fracking
Tax Questions to Ask Yourself with the End of 2012 and the Fiscal Cliff Approaching
Obama Blocks Chinese-Owned Wind Project Out of Concerns for National Security
Crystal Ball Perspective: Will Healthcare Reform be Repealed if Romney Wins the Presidential Election?
Stewart Baker, Former GC of NSA, on Why the Cybersecurity Act Failed & Threat of Tomorrow’s Terrorism
Not Prepared for Healthcare Reform? Three things employers need to focus on now.
Who pays for road damage in Pennsylvania after ACT 13?
Smartphone Data Solution: Sharing Airwaves
The Apellate Process Explained - Kathi Sandweiss discusses the appeals process and what it can and can't do for your situation.
Marcellus gas fuels Natural Gas Vehicles
Natural gas encourages industrial and large commercial end-users to revisit their operational plans
NLRB Posting Rule Delayed Again, Will We Ever See Resolution?—McKenna Long's Seth Borden
Is there a way to safely use social media in the interview process?
New Federal Trade Commission Commissioner Joshua D. Wright explained at a recent ABA Antitrust Meeting that his top priorities were to develop a more transparent and evidence-based approach to FTC Section 5 enforcement and to...more
Commission Notice In 874 Investigation Directing Early Determination Whether NPE Complainant Satisfied Domestic Industry Requirement –
On March 22, 2013, the Commission issued a Notice instituting Certain Products...more
This Daily Journal article analyzes the United States Supreme Court decision of Federal Trade Commission v. Phoebe Putney Health System, Inc, which held that a state's grant of general corporate powers to government entities...more
As we have briefly explored, the Ninth Circuit has broadly construed Buckman implied preemption of state law claims pertaining to food, drugs, and medical devices, which are regulated under the federal Food, Drug, and...more
On 6 November 2012, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled that the European Commission was entitled to represent the European Union in an action for damages before national courts. The CJEU ruled that the...more
POM Wonderful LLC recently received a setback in its longstanding dispute with the Federal Trade Commission. On Sept. 30, 2012, U.S. District Judge Richard Roberts in the District of Columbia dismissed the juice maker’s...more
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) promulgated revised rules concerning its investigative procedures, which take effect on November 9, 2012. Several changes concern the treatment of electronically stored information (ESI) and...more
Notwithstanding the general applicability of the Filed Rate Doctrine, the Ninth Circuit recently held that it does not necessarily bar producer class actions for overcharges. Whether a given rating authority has “rejected” a...more
The U.S. House, Senate and even a lone congressman are investigating changes to the U.S. International Trade Commission's (ITC) Section 337 proceedings.
The U.S. House Judiciary Committee held a hearing on July 18, 2012,...more
Kim Kardashian, the reality star, is accustomed to the public eye, but now she faces a lawsuit that may not bring her good publicity at all. Along with her sisters Khloe and Kourtney, Kim has been named as a defendant earlier...more
There is a general presumption that the grant of public access to documents relating to merger control proceedings would undermine the purpose of those proceedings. The Commission does not therefore have to carry out an...more
2011 marked the ten year anniversary of the seminal Courage v. Crehan ruling of the Court of Justice, so it seems appropriate to take stock. In the last ten years there have been a lot of developments, indeed, a true...more
In Williams v. Duke Energy International, Inc., No. 10-3604 (6th Cir. June 4, 2012), the Sixth Circuit rejected a Rule 12(b)(6) challenge to a Robinson-Patman claim against Duke Energy for discriminatory pricing of retail...more
The Texas Attorney General has been investigating whether Google places its own products over competitors in violation of anti-trust rules. The Texas AG had not filed suit yet and technically still has not filed an...more
Food label lawsuits are often exercises in byzantine legal logic. This is so because of the peculiar interplay between preemptive federal food labeling laws and regulations on the one hand and federal and state unfair...more
On May 8, 2012, the Supreme Court of China issued new “Rules on the Application of Law on Civil Cases Concerning Monopolistic Conduct” (the “Rules”). The Rules clarify some of the questions concerning anti-monopoly cases...more
In its latest judgment on the issue of access to antitrust investigation files by third party claimants (EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg v Commission  T-344), the EU General Court has reminded the European Commission...more
Pomegranate juice maker POM Wonderful has declared victory against the FTC . . . in spite of an administrative law judge’s ruling that upholds many claims in the agency’s complaint. But the California company has good reason...more
You have just received notice of a grand jury subpoena duces tecum from the Department of Justice Antitrust Division in connection with a price-fixing investigation. (The likelihood of doing so may be on the rise. In 2008,...more
Courts grapple with questions raised by the "inelegantly phrased" Foreign Trade Antitrust Improvements Act of 1982.
As competition has become more global in nature, so too has the focus of U.S. antitrust enforcement. The...more
In This Issue:
FTC Warns Background Check Mobile Apps Over FCRA Compliance
You’re Out! False Ad Suit Filed Against Hall of Famer
Court Dismisses “Percent Fat Free” Meat...more
In a recent opinion, the DC Circuit re-affirmed the high hurdle a target of an agency subpoena must jump in order to limit or quash the subpoena. In 2009, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) launched an investigation into...more
In the wake of the seminal European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruling in case C-360/09 - Pfleiderer AG v Bundeskartellamt, Amtsgericht Bonn (Bonn local court), in a decision rendered on 18 January 2012 (case 51 Gs 53/09), has...more
The issuance by the European Commission of a new set of best practices in antitrust proceedings, as well as its attempt to reinforce the role of the hearing officer, have sparked up the debate about the European antitrust...more
The unique features of the European Commission’s competition proceedings, where the Commission acts as investigator, prosecutor and maker of decisions on guilt or innocence, have long been controversial. Due...more
JD Supra gets your content noticed, increases your visibility and makes your marketing efforts hassle free...
Learn More or Schedule a demo