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Merging companies whose deals fall below the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) merger filing threshold may think that once they have completed their merger and integration is finished, there is no longer any threat that the federal...more
In a decision that could have substantial implications for many Internet-based businesses, on March 14, 2012, a federal court in California enjoined the operation of a web-based promoter of websites and provider of digital...more
The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois granted the request for a preliminary injunction by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), pending a full administrative trial before an FTC Administrative Law Judge...more
In 1989, the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) successfully challenged a proposed merger between Rockford Health System (Rockford) and SwedishAmerican Health System (SwedishAmerican), two of...more
On September 30, 2011, the United States government signed an Export Trade Certificate of Review for the Latin American Multichannel Advertising Council ("LAMAC"). This certification will allow seven United States-based...more
On November 10, 2011, Judge Beryl A. Howell of the District Court for the District of Columbia handed the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice (DOJ) a significant victory when she enjoined the proposed merger of...more
Originally Published in Competition Law360.
Decisions to grant or terminate a doctor’s privileges to practice medicine at a particular hospital are often made through a peer review process by a hospital and its staff...more
In my prior blogs (employmentandconstructionlawupdate.blogspot.com) I’ve covered the dramatic changes in the law of late, where the New Jersey state courts have applied the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act in any number of...more
The Federal Trade Commission has announced revised thresholds for interlocking directorates required under Section 8 of the Clayton Act (15 U.S.C. § 19(a)(5)). The revised thresholds take effect January 25,...more
On September 8, the Delaware Court of Chancery denied a motion for a preliminary injunction to prevent the consummation of a merger plan, pursuant to which Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. will buy all the shares of rental car...more
In a case of first impression, the United States District Court for the District of Arizona recently ruled that Section 304 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (“SOX”), the so-called “Clawback Provision,” does not require...more
A recent settlement in a biotech merger case may signal a greater willingness by DOJ to accept remedy provisions it previously would have rejected, especially to resolve vertical issues in industries heavily dependent on...more
A summary of California's Cartwright Act, California's main antitrust law....more
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