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Alston & Bird

DOJ Antitrust “Strike Force” Will Crack Down on Collusive Bidding and Procurement Fraud

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On November 5, 2019, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the formation of a new Procurement Collusion Strike Force (PCSF) to prosecute collusive bidding and procurement fraud in government contracting....more

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Holding Up the Green: Hart-Scott-Rodino and its Impact on Cannabis M&A Transactions

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Although the federal government seems to have turned a blind eye to the legalization of the medical and even recreational use of cannabis in certain states, they have not relinquished their duty to maintain competitive...more

Goodwin

Teva and Celltrion Launch Rituximab Biosimilar in US

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On November 7, Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc., and Celltrion, Inc., announced that TRUXIMA® (rituximab-abbs) will be available in the United States beginning November 11. As we previously reported, TRUXIMA® is the first...more

Foster Garvey PC

OTA & Travel Distribution Update: Indian online travel agent being investigated for potential consumer abuses; Kayak launches...

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Indian Online Travel Agent Joins Ranks of Those Being Investigated for Potential Consumer Abuses - (“MakeMyTrip faces battery of allegations of unfair business practices following merger,” MLex Market Insight on Nov 1,...more

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

FDA and FTC Issue Joint Warning Letter For CBD Products and Senator Schumer Applies Pressure on FDA to Regulate CBD

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Businesses should take note of recent developments in the CBD space. Consumer protection regulatory agencies issued another joint warning to a company selling CBD products making allegedly unsubstantiated claims. And, the FDA...more

Polsinelli

New DOJ Initiative Targets Public Procurement Crimes: Takeaways for Companies in the Public Procurement Space

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New DOJ Initiative Targets Public Procurement Crimes: Takeaways for Companies in the Public Procurement Space - Companies that bid on government contracts should take note of a new federal enforcement initiative. Last...more

Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics...

Changing Codes of Conduct

In the first few days of October, the Market Research Society (MRS) and the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) both decided to change their codes of ethics, but for two very different reasons....more

White & Case LLP

Saudi Arabia's New Competition Law Goes Into Effect

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The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's new competition regime has gone into effect with potentially significant implications for businesses which are active in the Kingdom and those considering transactions with a Saudi component. The...more

McDermott Will & Emery

Counterclaim Plaintiff Estopped from Antitrust Claims in Co-Pending Case

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The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit held that a counterclaim plaintiff was estopped from relitigating antitrust claims in a separate action where the prior judgment allegedly involved separate and alternative...more

Fox Rothschild LLP

FTC Issues “Disclosures 101 For Social Media Influencers”

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Last week, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued guidance titled “Disclosures 101 for Social Media Influencers.” The guidance consists of a short, easy-to-read document aimed directly at those who work with brands to...more

Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

AT&T To Pay $60M to Settle 2014 FTC Data Throttling Complaint

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After a long road that included questions over the scope of FTC and FCC jurisdiction, AT&T finally settled one of two cases challenging the unlimited data plans it offered to consumers. On Tuesday, November 5, 2019 the...more

Thomas Fox

[Podcast] Innovation in Compliance Ep. 103: Data as Fuel With Christian Perez-Font

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Christian Perez-Font and host Tom Fox discuss the importance of data in compliance and in business....more

Hogan Lovells

Next step in rolling out Vietnam’s new competition regime

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On 1 July 2019, Vietnam’s new Law on Competition (“Competition Law“) took effect. On 26 September 2019, the government issued the first implementing instrument, Decree No. 75/2019/ND-CP (“Decree 75“). Decree 75 is the first...more

Morrison & Foerster LLP - Government...

DOJ Takes Aim at Collusion in Government Procurement with New Strike Force

On November 5, 2019, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the creation of a new Procurement Collusion Strike Force (PCSF) focused on deterring, detecting, investigating, and prosecuting antitrust crimes, especially...more

Morgan Lewis

DOJ Launches Procurement Collusion Strike Force on Antitrust Crimes

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The US Department of Justice (DOJ) on November 5 announced the formation of the Procurement Collusion Strike Force (PCSF). This interagency initiative will “lead a coordinated national response to combat antitrust crimes and...more

White & Case LLP

English Court of Appeal slashes UK's first cartel follow-on antitrust damages award and emphasises claimants' burden to prove...

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In BritNed v ABB, the English Court of Appeal substantially reduced the UK's first award of damages in a so-called cartel damages claim brought for breach of European competition law. In so doing, the Court rejected calls for...more

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart,...

Is “Fair Pay to Play” Fair in College Sports? What California’s New Law Means for the Future of Amateur Athletics

On September 30, 2019, Governor Gavin Newsom signed California legislation - Senate Bill (SB) 206 - that would permit college student athletes to benefit financially (for example, from endorsement deals) from their names,...more

Fox Rothschild LLP

FTC Alleges Nevada Data Center Company Made False Privacy Shield Claims

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In a complaint, the Federal Trade Commission alleges that between January 2017 and October 2018, RagingWire Data Centers, Inc. claimed in its online privacy policy that the company participated in the Privacy Shield framework...more

BakerHostetler

Demystifying the Antitrust Implications of Franchise No-Poach Agreements

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In 2016, the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) jointly issued “Antitrust Guidance to Human Resource Professionals,” addressing employee no-poach agreements – agreements between two or more...more

Orrick - Antitrust Watch

U.S. v. Sabre: Putting the Innovation Theory of Harm to the Test?

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In its recent complaint challenging the $360 million acquisition of Farelogix by Sabre, the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) appears to have left the door open to offering proof that harm to innovation in the market for airline...more

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

FTC Report Underscores the Importance of Crafting Effective Settlement Notices

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The Federal Trade Commission recently published a preliminary staff report on two studies it conducted to understand the effectiveness of class action settlement notices and develop information to help improve consumer...more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

New Privacy and Personal Data Acts Introduced in the House and Senate

Key Points - - The Online Privacy Act was introduced in the House of Representatives. If passed, it would establish individual privacy rights related to personal information. - The Filter Bubble Transparency Act was...more

Dechert LLP

DAMITT Q3 2019: Trump administration efforts to block mergers nears record; EU divestitures increasingly require preapproved...

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Fast Facts - United States - - The Trump administration’s efforts to block mergers near record, with 5 significant investigations resulting in complaints in 2019 YTD. - The number of significant antitrust merger...more

Foley & Lardner LLP

DOJ Announces Procurement Collusion Strike Force

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On November 5, the Department of Justice (DOJ) Antitrust Division announced the establishment of the Procurement Collusion Strike Force (PCSF). The PCSF aims to deter, detect, investigate, and prosecute antitrust crimes and...more

Arent Fox

Investigations Newsletter: Third Circuit Holds False Claims Act Relator Lacks Standing and Right to Intervene in Related Criminal...

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Third Circuit Holds False Claims Act Relator Lacks Standing and Right to Intervene in Related Criminal Case - In a matter of first impression, the Third Circuit held last week that a relator who filed an action under the...more

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