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Reservation of Rights and the Insurer
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A Moment of Simple Justice - A Prosecutor's Duty
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Your Deposition: What to Expect
Proposed FRCP Changes: Effect on eDiscovery, RIM & IG (CLE)
A Moment of Simple Justice - Stop Talking
The Burden of Proof -- What must plaintiffs prove to win their case?
How This Investment Firm Hopes to Revolutionize Litigation in America
ITC Introduces New Pilot Program for Modification and Advisory Opinion Proceedings for New and Redesigned Products. In order to obtain remedial relief at the ITC, a complainant must establish that products imported into the...more
Commission’s dawn raids of Deutsche Bahn’s premises were illegal because improperly discovered documents triggered the action.
On 18 June 2015, the Court of Justice of the EU (ECJ) partly allowed...more
The Foreign Trade Antitrust Improvements Act (FTAIA) was enacted in 1982 to help achieve clarity in the application of U.S antitrust laws to international trade. More than 30 years since that effort, the FTAIA has not...more
In response to petitions presented to the United States Supreme Court for review of two rulings by the Ninth and Seventh Circuit Courts of Appeals, the United States Supreme Court denied cert earlier this week regarding the...more
Today the United States Supreme Court denied certiorari in two cases, Motorola Mobility LLC v. AU Optronics et al. and Hsiung and AU Optronics Corp. America Inc. v. United States, declining to resolve a closely watched...more
AU Optronics Corp. (“AUO”) filed a petition for a writ of certiori in Hui Hsiung, et al. v. United States of America on March 16, 2015, seeking Supreme Court review of the Ninth Circuit’s 2014 decision that upheld the...more
Direct and indirect capacitor purchasers who filed class action complaints against an alleged worldwide cartel of capacitor manufacturers have, for the most part, survived a motion to dismiss in the Northern District of...more
On 21 May 2015, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) confirmed that cartel victims may jointly sue cartelists for damages in an EU Member State where only one of the cartelists is domiciled. This rule applies even if the...more
General Court confirms Commission could impose higher fine during standard procedure than range proposed during settlement discussions.
On 20 May 2015 the General Court (GC) dismissed the Roullier...more
A federal jury’s recent acquittal of a shipping company executive charged with price fixing highlights the challenges and uncertainties the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) faces when defendants force...more
ECtHR rules that French dawn raids in Vinci/GTM case breached fundamental rights -
The European Court of Human Rights (the “ECtHR”) has ruled in the Vinci case that the circumstances surrounding the electronic removal of...more
A revised leniency procedural notice enhances the legal certainty and the procedural safeguards governing the French leniency procedure.
On April 3rd 2015, the French Competition Authority (the FCA) issued a revised...more
In This Issue:
- Federal Circuit Affirms PTO in First Appeal of an Inter Partes Review Decision
- EU Copyright: No Resale of Digital Content Except for Software?
- Qualcomm Agrees to $975 Million Fine and...more
Since the advent of the America Invents Act (“AIA”) in 2012, parties accused of patent infringement in district court cases have taken advantage of the newly established Inter Partes Review (“IPR”) procedure for challenging...more
In a recent decision, the International Trade Commission rejected a petitioner’s attempt to use allegations of unfair competition and unfair acts as a possible way of working around the Federal Circuit’s bar on claims of...more
The Supreme Court has been urged to resolve a circuit split concerning the reach of the Foreign Trade Antitrust Improvements Act (FTAIA) to foreign conduct that may affect U.S. commerce. Motorola this week filed a petition...more
The European Court of Justice recently announced that it will issue a decision in Genentech Inc. v. Hoechst GmbH, in response to a request from the Paris Court of Appeals for clarification on whether European antitrust law...more
Cartel Damage Claims, a Belgian SPV for the collection of follow-on damages in antitrust litigation, has lost an appeal against six members of the so-called German cement cartel. On 18 February 2015, the Higher Regional Court...more
On February 24, 2015, the ITC announced a new pilot program to decide whether redesigns or new products are covered by ITC exclusion orders. The announced goal of the program is to test the use of expedited procedures for the...more
Commerce may be increasingly global, but there remain limits on the extraterritorial application of cartel laws in individual countries. In late 2014, Courts in Australia and the United States (US) delivered judgments...more
Court considers whether the U.S. International Trade Commission has authority over allegations of induced infringement and infringement of method-of-use claims by importers.
Procedural Background -
Developments in the past year are likely to affect nonmerger antitrust enforcement in the European Union in 2015 and beyond. In addition to merger enforcement, antitrust activity in 2014 provided a number of interesting...more
The time taken by the European judiciary to adjudicate on cases is of increasing concern. Failure by the General Court to conclude proceedings within a reasonable time triggers a right to compensation. In order to obtain...more
A federal judge in New York on Wednesday allowed a consolidated class action by U.S.-based investors concerning the rigging of the foreign exchange (FX) market to move forward. In denying a motion to dismiss, U.S. District...more
In This Issue:
- Main Article:
..EC Competition Law: Latest Developments Provide Ever Greater Opportunities for Private Enforcement
- Noted With Interest:
..The Strategy of Lone Pine Orders: Timing...more
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