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Data Privacy: The Next Frontier of Corporate Compliance
Planning For The Exit – What’s Your Exit Strategy?
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WORD OF THE DAY® for Hedge Funds – Derivative
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In a one-day Department of Justice Antitrust Division takedown last September, nine international companies based outside the United States pled guilty to criminal antitrust violations and agreed to pay more than $740 million...more
Attorney Joe Hameline, Chair of Mintz Levin's Litigation Practice, talks about the increasing role of the US International Trade Commission in protecting intellectual property in the United States....more
Tentative Ruling Dismissing Case in its Entirety (LASC Judge White); issued as final court ruling and findings in law and motion hearings held on June 7, 2013, at 1:30 p.m. before Hon. Elizabeth White, Judge of the Los...more
As noted in this recent blog post, in TruePosition, Inc. v. LM Ericsson Telephone Co., No. 11-4574 (E.D. Pa. Oct. 4, 2012), the court held that a Standard Setting Organization (SSO) known as 3GPP may be liable for alleged...more
Rights of the Defence in the Context of Parental Liability – Ballast Nedam Infra BV v European Commission judgment illustrates how a formal point of procedure can be an effective weapon to pierce the fortress created by the...more
China’s Supreme People’s Court recently provided guidance on procedural issues and important aspects of China’s Antimonopoly Law (AML) that will affect private enforcement of the law. The Supreme People’s Court Provisions on...more
Recently, the Supreme People’s Court of China issued final rules to build a working framework for civil anti-monopoly cases brought under the country’s Anti-Monopoly Law. The rules will take effect on 1 June 2012....more
Under German law, companies may escape cartel fines by undertaking an internal restructuring. The German competition authority has indicated a willingness to reallocate such cases to the European Commission, which can impose...more
Originally Published in Competition Law360
Last month, the California Supreme Court granted a petition for review to consider the legality of “pay-for-delay” agreements. Under these agreements, also referred to as...more
The European General Court found on 15 September 2011 that the European Commission can only rely on the presumption of liability of a parent company for a wholly owned subsidiary if it included an adequate statement of...more
The following is a summary of key developments in EU Competition Law from the last year.
Exploitative Abuses of a Dominant Position
Although the application of Article 102 the Treaty on the Functioning of the...more
Under EU antitrust law, parent companies are presumed liable for antitrust infringement of their wholly owned subsidiaries. While this presumption is rebuttable, it is unclear what a company must do to rebut it successfully....more
There is a growing debate as to the standard of review that the EU courts apply when reviewing European Commission (‘Commission’) decisions in competition law cases. It has been argued that many recent judgments of the EU...more
This article, Twombly and Parallel Conduct: How the Sixth Circuit Grounded In re Travel Agent Commission Antitrust Litigation, 76 J. Air L. & Com. 111 (2011), discusses the Sixth Circuit holding in In re Travel Agent...more
The Bribery Act comes into force on 1 July 2011
Ken Clarke has recently announced that a watered down version of the Bribery Act will come into force on 1 July 2011. The press release trumpets the Bribery Act as "the UK...more
Parental Liability – Another Piece in the Puzzle
General Química v Commission
In recent years, the highest courts in the European Union have consistently held that parent companies may be held liable...more
The Court of Justice of the European Union has confirmed in its judgment in the case of Azko Nobel Chemicals Ltd and Akcros Chemicals Ltd -v- European Commission that legal professional privilege does not attach to...more
Three U.S. senators have introduced a bill that would make permanent provisions of the Antitrust Criminal Penalties Enforcement and Reform Act of 2004 (ACPERA) granting reduced civil liability to companies who successfully...more
A summary of California's Cartwright Act, California's main antitrust law....more
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