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Continued aggressive cartel enforcement in 2012 Authorities around the world continued to vigorously enforce cartel law in 2012. Total fines increased in many jurisdictions, and authorities around the...more
2012 was a busy year for Canadian competition litigation, as numerous cases were heard or decided. The Supreme Court of Canada heard three class proceedings cases involving the Competition Act and the Competition Tribunal had...more
The European Commission eyes sector inquiries as a new tool in European State aid law. In European antitrust law Sector inquiries are already successfully employed to detect cartelist activities. This could allow the European...more
Plaintiff’s lawsuit is nothing more than a frivolous and baseless attempt to capitalize on an indictment and civil forfeiture action that is wholly unrelated to the claims alleged. Plaintiff, Cardroom International LLC...more
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) in Schenker AG v Commission C-602/11 P confirmed on 20 June 2012 a judgment by the General Court rejecting an application by Schenker (a subsidiary of Deutsche Bahn) for intervention in the...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
In This Issue:
- Industry Scorecard
- Case Development – Supreme Court Declines to Hear Foreign Trade Antitrust Improvements Act Appeal
- The Impact of the AU Optronics Corp. Convictions
Excerpt from Industry...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
In a stunning conclusion to the U.S. Department of Justice’s first guilty jury verdict against a corporation under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), the U.S. District Court, Central District of California...more
Directors may rely on the company lawyer's confidential advice, only to find it released to prosecutors or regulators by a liquidator. Is that allowed? read on...more
Judge Paul Borman, District Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan, recently ordered the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) to produce tape recordings to the direct purchaser plaintiffs in the In re Packaged Ice multidistrict...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
Civil discovery and criminal prosecutions will continue to find text messages, emails or social networking status messages as the smoking gun evidence. Lawyers must consider the broader scope of discovery that includes these...more
IN THIS ISSUE:
*Lawsuit Accuses Snapple of Unnatural Ads
*BetOnSports Founder Pleads Guilty and Forfeits $43 Million
*Court Revives Taster’s Choice Lawsuit
*Newsday Rejects Ad Criticizing Cablevision
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