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Haug Partners LLP

Defendants Successfully Disqualify Bankrupt Wholesaler Rochester Drug Co-Operative From Representing Class of Purchasers in...

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On July 8, 2020, Judge Alison Burroughs granted-in-part Defendants Shire and Actavis’s motion to decertify a direct purchaser plaintiff class in an alleged reverse payment antitrust case pending in the Federal District Court...more

Hudson Cook, LLP

FTC Nails Bronx Honda and General Manager for Discrimination and Deception

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The Federal Trade Commission made a big splash in late May when it announced a whopping $1.5 million settlement with Liberty Chevrolet, d/b/a Bronx Honda, and its general manager, Carlo Fittanto. Bronx Honda and Fittanto were...more

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[Webinar] 2020 Antitrust Trends: High Tech & The Global Wave Of Regulation - July 22nd, 8:00 am PT

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Working with a panel of international legal and technology experts, we will explore the following topics: - US – the expanding and extensive level of antitrust focus on the tech sector by regulatory agencies, as well as...more

Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

FTC Files Complaint Alleging Mail Order Rule Violations

As the pandemic continues to turn consumers to online shopping, shoppers report increasing dissatisfaction with websites that advertise “Fast Shipping,” “2-Day Shipping,” or make similar representations about speedy shipping...more

Thomas Fox

FCPA Compliance Report-Episode 485 – Eric Young on the Plumbing and Wiring of Compliance

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In the Episode, I am joined by Eric Young.  Eric has been in the compliance field longer than anyone I know and long before it was called Compliance. Eric graduated from Columbia University at the age of 20, with a degree in...more

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Interim Report on Startup Businesses Practices by the Japan Fair Trade Commission (“JFTC”)

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On June 30, 2020, the JFTC published an interim report about market research on startup business practices (the "Report"). The JFTC will continue its research and will issue a final report. This is part of the effort by the...more

Dentons

The EU pushes for new competition law instruments with far-reaching consequences for the digital sector

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On June 2, 2020, the European Commission (“EC”) launched two parallel public consultations that could mark a turning point in the ongoing battle against ‘Big Tech’ in Europe: The first consultation concerns the introduction...more

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

DOJ and FTC Issue New Vertical Merger Guidelines

On June 30, 2020, the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) and the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) (together, the “Agencies”) issued new Vertical Merger Guidelines (“Guidelines”). These Guidelines mark the first time the...more

Cozen O'Connor

Corporate Registry Updates from the Republic of the Marshall Islands and the Republic of Liberia

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THE REPUBLIC OF THE MARSHALL ISLANDS - On January 1, 2019, the Economic Substance Regulations, 2018 (ESRs) adopted by the Republic of the Marshall Islands came into force. The ESRs, which were amended on February 21, 2019,...more

Proskauer - Minding Your Business

When Will It End? – Price Gouging Restrictions Remain in Place for Uncertain Period

The pandemic has demonstrated that price gouging laws are not only written in an ambiguous manner, but are ambiguous as to whether they are in effect or not. A recurring problem faced by businesses is that some states are not...more

Jones Day

Foreign Direct Investment Screening in Europe and the Middle East

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One effect of the COVID-19 pandemic has been to accelerate the implementation of new or stricter controls on inward-bound foreign direct investment activity ("FDI"), particularly in the European Union. For example, in March...more

Bricker & Eckler LLP

The FTC and the DOJ finalize new vertical merger guidelines

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As noted in a previous publication, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) have been developing new vertical merger guidelines to supersede and replace the guidance issued by the DOJ in...more

Thomas Fox

Daily Compliance News: July 10, 2020-the Thanks for the Birthday Wishes edition

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In today’s edition of Daily Compliance News: Boeing files into uncertainty. (WaPo) United could furlough up to 36,000. (NYT) Did Wirecard executes engage in money-laundering? (WSJ) Go to dinner, go back to prison. (WSJ)...more

Dentons

Supreme Court protects TCPA, surgically severing government-debt-collection exception rather than nullifying entire Act

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Two months to the day after closely-watched oral argument, Justice Brett Kavanaugh on Monday, July 6, 2020, handed down the Supreme Court’s opinion in Barr v. American Association of Political Consultants, Inc., et al....more

Perkins Coie

Antitrust Enforcers Unlikely to Lessen Scrutiny of Healthcare Mergers During Pandemic

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COVID-19 has financially stressed the U.S. healthcare system in several ways. In many cities, hospitals have needed to add healthcare capacity (especially ICU beds) to serve rapidly increasing numbers of COVID-19 patients. At...more

Proskauer Rose LLP

Price Gouging Weekly Round Up - July 2020

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Price gouging enforcement and litigation is front and center for company counsel and business managers nationwide. Our weekly round up highlights some of the most relevant news and information to our clients and...more

Hogan Lovells

EU wine producers can now benefit from a temporary relaxation in competition rules

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The European wine sector has been greatly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. According to statistics from the European Commission (EC), there has been a 30% reduction in the volume of wine sold and a 50% drop in the value of...more

Mintz - Securities Litigation Viewpoints

When A Relationship Is Insufficient: Opting Out of the FX Antitrust Class Action Requires Clear Indication

On May 28, 2020, Judge Lorna G. Schofield of the United Stated District Court for the Southern District of New York issued her Opinion and Order in Allianz Global Inv’rs GMBH v. Bank of Am. Corp., No. 18 Civ. 10364 (LGS),...more

Carlton Fields

Sixth Circuit Affirms Ruling That Arbitrator Is to Determine Arbitrability of Employment Dispute Between Franchise Employees and...

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The plaintiffs filed a class action against Domino’s, alleging that the company’s franchise agreement violated federal antitrust law as well as state law. Domino’s moved to compel arbitration, and the plaintiffs opposed on...more

Latham & Watkins LLP

CMA Publishes COVID-19 Taskforce Update for July

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The CMA continues to field COVID-19 complaints concerning refunds and previously widespread excessive prices on day-to-day products. The CMA continues to respond to complaints from consumers on COVID-19-related issues....more

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

No Antitrust Violations for Creating and Enforcing Humira Patent Thicket

Last month, Judge Manish Shah of the United States District Court of the Northern District of Illinois dismissed an antitrust complaint brought by indirect purchasers of AbbVie’s blockbuster rheumatoid arthritis drug,...more

Bracewell LLP

Antitrust Agencies Issue Final New Guidelines for Vertical Mergers

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On June 30, 2020, the Department of Justice and a split Federal Trade Commission released the final version of their new Vertical Merger Guidelines, which outline how the federal antitrust agencies evaluate the competitive...more

Hogan Lovells

Consumer finance regulatory news, 6 July 2020

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Recent regulatory developments of interest to financial institutions with focus on consumer finance. Includes further COVID-19 support for customers, an FCA update on bank overdraft pricing decisions, and more....more

Hogan Lovells

EU Commission takes action against three Member States over lack of implementation of AML obligations

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The European Commission has referred Austria, Belgium and the Netherlands to the Court of Justice of the European Union for failing to fully implement the fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (4AMLD) into national law....more

Thomas Fox

31 Days to a More Effective Compliance Program - Evaluation of due diligence and clearing red flags

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An important part of the job duties of any compliance practitioner is clearing red flags which might appear for a proposed third-party relationship during the due diligence process. It is mandatory that not only must all red...more

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