The United States Department of Justice is a federal executive department established in 1870 by federal statute. The Department is headed by the Attorney General and is responsible for administering and... more +
The United States Department of Justice is a federal executive department established in 1870 by federal statute. The Department is headed by the Attorney General and is responsible for administering and enforcing federal law. The Department is compromised of many different divisions which handle a wide variety of civil and criminal issues.
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An interesting and growing debate in the antitrust arena is whether most favored nation (“MFN”) pricing provisions are pro-competitive or anticompetitive. For many years, MFN provisions have been considered a fairly...more
Originally published in the American Bar Association on April 1, 2013.
The U.S. Antitrust Agencies Have turned the spotlight on most-favored-nation (MFN) clauses. The Department of Justice is currently litigating two...more
In the wake of the passage of a Michigan statute and regulatory order banning the use of most favored nation (“MFN”) clauses by insurers, health maintenance organizations, and nonprofit health care corporations in contracts...more
The Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) recent settlement in In the Matter of Oltrin prohibiting use of a geographic non-compete by two companies in the bulk bleach industry is a reminder that the antitrust agencies look closely...more
In This Issue:
- A Modern Look at the Nine ‘No-Nos’ of Patent Licensing Under U.S. Antitrust Law: The First Four ‘No-Nos’
- Supreme Court Grants Cert. in Watson Reverse Payment Settlement Case
- 7th Circuit...more
If recent events are any indication, U.S. and European antitrust agencies will remain focused this year on the intersection of intellectual property and competition law. In particular, the agencies have concluded that under...more
M&A activity in 2012 continued to be constrained by uncertain macroeconomic conditions, which have dampened dealmakers’ confidence. Although there were several bright spots in transactional activity, momentum was difficult to...more
New legal ground is expected to be broken this year in areas of importance to companies and their directors, officers and executives. We see those developments coming from around the globe and defining the litigation...more
In a prior post, we noted that the U.S. Department of Justice and State of New York filed an antitrust complaint that seeks to unwind a joint venture formed in 2009 by two competing tour bus operators in New York City....more
The Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice recently held a workshop to discuss the effects of patent assertion entities (PAEs) on innovation and competition....more
In 2010, the government of Canada amended the Competition Act, making anti-competitive conspiracies between competitors or potential competitors a per se criminal offence, requiring no evidence of an adverse impact on...more
On Monday, December 10, 2012, the Federal Trade Commission and the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice held a joint workshop (Agenda) on the activities of patent assertion entities (“PAEs”). PAEs, sometimes...more
In This Issue:
- Five Core antitrust Principles For mergers of health insurers By: James M. Burns.
On July 9, WellPoint and Amerigroup, two prominent health insurers, announced that they intended to merge in a...more
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