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Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Antitrust/Competition/Foreign Trade Antitrust Improvements Act (FTAIA) - The World in US Courts: Spring 2018

FTAIA Precludes Claim Based Allegedly Anticompetitive Conduct in Canada Despite Argument That Conduct Weakened Competition in the US....more

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

The World in U.S. Courts - Winter 2018

French Bank Whose Transactions Benefitted Sudan Generally, But Were Not Otherwise Related To The Commission Of Terrorist Acts Supported By Sudan, Could Not Have Violated ATA And ATS....more

McDermott Will & Emery

Optical Illusion: Lack of Overcharge Evidence Yields Summary Judgment Victory for Optical Disk Drive Manufacturers

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Manufacturers of optical disk drives defeated electronics companies’, retailers’ and indirect purchaser plaintiffs’ conspiracy claims after seven years of litigation. On December 18, the US District Court for the Northern...more

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

The World In U.S. Courts - Fall 2017

FSIA Does Not Exempt US Bank from Subpoena for Production of Records of Accounts Maintained by Central Bank of Nigeria - The World in U.S. Courts: Fall 2017 - Foreign Sovereign Immunity Act (FSIA)/Political Question Doctrine....more

Proskauer - Minding Your Business

Does What Happens Outside the U.S. Stay Outside the U.S.?

As the economy continues to globalize, so too does the reach of antitrust law. Two recent cases illustrate the interaction between international trade and U.S. antitrust law: Biocad v. F. Hoffman-La-Roche Ltd. and In re...more

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

The World In U.S. Courts - Summer 2017

Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela v. Helmerich & Payne International Drilling Co., US Supreme Court, May 1, 2007 - Plaintiff Helmerich & Payne (H&P), a supplier of drilling equipment, sued Venezuela to obtain compensation...more

Morgan Lewis

2017 Mid-Year Global Cartel Enforcement Report

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Fines significantly down, several enforcement firsts and a strong pipeline of new, mainly domestic cartel cases around the world....more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

Eyes Across the Atlantic: Coordination and Management of Global Private Antitrust Litigation

In years past, the focus of private international antitrust disputes was the United States. Over a century of experience, treble damages, class actions and the American rule for attorneys’ fees – plus robust enforcement by...more

Shearman & Sterling LLP

Fifth Annual Report Reviews Global Antitrust Developments

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Shearman & Sterling’s 2017 Antitrust Annual Report reflects our lawyers’ experience and insights on key antitrust risks affecting our clients’ businesses. Please see full Report below for more information....more

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

The World in US Courts: Orrick's Quarterly Review of Decisions Applying US Law to Global Business and Cross-Border Activities

Alien Tort Statute (ATS)/Political Question Doctrine/Foreign Sovereign Immunity Act (FSIA)/ Act of State Doctrine - District Court Dismisses ATS Claim Where Alleged Conduct in US was not Directly Linked to Injuries...more

WilmerHale

Facelift for Two Millennials: DOJ and FTC Update Guidelines for IP Licensing and International Enforcement

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More than 21 years ago, the US antitrust agencies issued guidance to the business community on two critical topics of antitrust enforcement: (1) the licensing of intellectual property rights and (2) international enforcement...more

Morrison & Foerster LLP

DOJ and FTC Release Updated Antitrust Guidelines for International Enforcement and Cooperation

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On January 13, 2017, the Department of Justice Antitrust Division (DOJ) and the Federal Trade Commission (the “Agencies”) issued updated Antitrust Guidelines for International Enforcement and Cooperation (“International...more

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

"Agencies Release Updated Guidelines for IP Licensing and International Enforcement and Cooperation"

On January 13, 2017, the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division (DOJ) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) (collectively, the Agencies) issued revised Antitrust Guidelines for the Licensing of Intellectual Property...more

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

The World in US Courts: Orrick's Quarterly Review of Decisions Applying US Law to Global Business and Cross-Border Activities

Alien Tort Statute (ATS)/Torture Victims Protection Act (TVPA)/Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) - District Court Dismisses ATS Claim Where Alleged Conduct in US Was Not Directly Linked to Injuries Claimed in Other Countries...more

Dechert LLP

FTC/DOJ Release Proposed Update to International Enforcement Guidelines: 14 Important Questions

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The two federal antitrust agencies, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) jointly issued a proposed update to the Agencies’ 1995 Antitrust Guidelines for...more

Perkins Coie

ABA Antitrust Section’s Spring Meeting—What You Need to Know

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The American Bar Association held its 64th annual Antitrust Law Spring Meeting April 5–8, 2016, in Washington, D.C. Over 3,000 practitioners, enforcers, economists and academics from around the world came together to discuss...more

Morgan Lewis

2015 Global Cartel Enforcement Report

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Global Competition Agencies Continue To Aggressively Enforce Cartel Laws - Although some major US Department of Justice (DOJ) investigations are ending, increased international cooperation and new probes confirm...more

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

The World in US Courts: Orrick's Quarterly Review of Decisions Applying US Law to Global Business and Cross-Border Activities

The Global law firm Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP takes great pride in announcing the Fall 2015 edition of The World in US Courts: Orrick’s Quarterly Review of Decisions Applying US Law To Global Business and...more

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

The World in US Courts - Orrick's Quarterly Review of Decisions Applying US Law to Global Business and Cross-Border Activities:...

We are pleased to announce the Summer 2015 issue of The World in US Courts: Orrick's Quarterly Review of Decisions Applying US Law To Global Business and Cross-Border Activities. This issue discusses 13 new decisions that...more

Womble Bond Dickinson

Motorola and the Extraterritorial Application of US Antitrust Laws to Foreign Component Price Fixing Cartels

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Last month the Supreme Court declined to accept an appeal for two related antitrust cases involving an international price-fixing cartel. The cases come from different circuits, one was criminal and the other civil, but they...more

Foley & Lardner LLP

Enforcement Provides Important Update for Auto Industry

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For the last several years, the global auto industry has been rocked by unprecedented investigations and prosecution. Numerous international cartels, involving scores of companies and individuals, have engaged in...more

Foley & Lardner LLP

[Webinar] International Trade and Antitrust — Clarity Put on Hold as FTAIA Conflict/Confusion Continues - July 30, 12:00pm CT

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More than 30 years since the enactment of the Foreign Trade Antitrust Improvements Act (FTAIA), it continues to be characterized by confusion about the application of U.S. antitrust laws to international trade, which is the...more

McGuireWoods LLP

July Antitrust Bulletin

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On June 29, 2015, Sysco Corp. announced that it was pulling the plug on its $3.5 billion proposed merger with US Foods Inc. The news comes less than a week after a Washington, D.C., federal judge concluded that the Federal...more

Foley & Lardner LLP

Clarity Put on Hold as FTAIA Conflict/Confusion Continues

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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

Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP

Supreme Court Denies Review Regarding Question of the Reach of the Antitrust Laws to Foreign Price-Fixing Agreements

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

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