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Corporate Law & Governance Update - July 2019

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IMPACT OF EQUIFAX, FACEBOOK SETTLEMENTS - Health care industry boards should give close attention to the governance implications of recent privacy settlements entered into by Equifax and Facebook. Their unique facts...more

Dechert LLP

DAMITT Q2 2019: New Industry Analysis Sheds Light on Significant Investigations By Sector

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Fast Facts - United States - U.S. antitrust enforcement agencies concluded 20 “significant investigations” during the rolling-twelve months (RTM) ended Q2 2019, down from 28 for the RTM ended Q2 2018....more

Shearman & Sterling LLP

Key Antitrust Enforcement Trends — 2019 Antitrust Annual Report

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Welcome to the 2019 Shearman & Sterling Antitrust Annual Report. Our seventh edition focuses on the contrasting use by regulators of antitrust laws with respect to the FANGs, and how antitrust is being enforced in the U.S....more

Faegre Baker Daniels

The Insatiable American Antitrust Appetite: What Merger Retrospectives Could Mean for Growing Companies

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Antitrust pressures are mounting for merging, growing and already-large companies as the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Department of Justice (DOJ), congressional panels, presidential candidates and even the American public...more

Thompson Coburn LLP

Out with the old, in with the NAPSC: FTC announces changes to HSR Revenue Reporting

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As if wading through the NAICS codes to complete the Hart-Scott-Rodino form’s Item 5 wasn’t exciting enough already, this fall HSR filers can anticipate an added adrenaline surge when reporting annual revenues under Item 5....more

Jones Day

Transaction "Designed" to Evade Merger Control Leads to U.S. and EU Penalties

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The Development: Antitrust authorities in the United States and European Union have assessed penalties and fines against Canon, and in the United States, Toshiba, for structuring a transaction to avoid premerger notification...more

Arent Fox

FTC Hosts ‘Health Check on COPAs: Assessing the Impact of Certificates of Public Advantage in Health Care Markets’

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On June 18, 2019, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) hosted a workshop to discuss and analyze the effects of Certificates of Public Advantage (COPAs) and Certificates of Need (CONs) on price and access to health care...more

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

FTC Examines Antitrust Immunity for Healthcare Deals

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We thought you might be interested in a short summary of a workshop the FTC recently held on the impact of certificates of public advantage on healthcare markets. ...more

Cozen O'Connor

The State AG Report Weekly Update June 2019 #4

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2020 AG Elections -Republican John Westercamp Announces Candidacy for Indiana Attorney General -John Westercamp, a Republican, announced his candidacy for Indiana AG in 2020....more

Bracewell LLP

Appellate Court Affirms Decision to Block Medical Merger

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The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit recently affirmed a district court’s issuance of a preliminary injunction to block the proposed merger of two North Dakota healthcare providers, Sanford Health/Sanford Bismarck...more

King & Spalding

Eighth Circuit Upholds Preliminary Injunction Against Proposed Merger Between Two Major North Dakota Healthcare Providers

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On June 13, 2019, Eighth Circuit Judge Steven M. Colloton wrote on behalf of a three-judge panel confirming a December 2017 injunction that prohibits Sanford Health and its subsidiary Sanford Bismarck from acquiring Mid...more

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

US M&A Activity Remains Strong Despite Concerns

Although the U.S. M&A market has remained relatively strong by historical standards so far in 2019, activity has softened compared to the higher levels in 2017 and 2018, continuing a trend that began in the second half of...more

King & Spalding

FTC Wins Sanford Health/Mid Dakota Merger Appeal in Eighth Circuit

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On June 13, 2019, the Eighth Circuit affirmed the district court’s grant of a preliminary injunction blocking the proposed merger of North Dakota healthcare providers Sanford Health, Sanford Bismarck (collectively, “Sanford”)...more

McDermott Will & Emery

Antitrust M&A Snapshot - May 2019

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UNITED STATES: JANUARY - MARCH 2019 UPDATE - In the first quarter of 2019, vertical merger enforcement continued to be a hot topic for the US antitrust agencies. The Court of Appeals upheld the district court’s decision in...more

Jones Day

U.S. DOJ Signals Renewed Interest in Interlocking Directorates

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The U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division ("DOJ”) announced that it is investigating director interlocks with a specific focus on "accounting for modern corporate structures." Interlocks have attracted relatively...more

Epstein Becker & Green

Another Important Voice in Support of Retrospective Antitrust Reviews

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In our last Antitrust Byte, we brought to your attention Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) Commissioner Rebecca Slaughter’s support for retrospective reviews of vertical transactions. Not to be overlooked, however, is Chairman...more

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

Privacy FAQs: Do companies have to disclose within their privacy notice that they may share their information as part of a merger...

The California Consumer Privacy Act ("CCPA") was enacted in early 2018 as a political compromise to stave off a poorly drafted, and plaintiff’s friendly ballot initiative. Although the CCPA is scheduled to go into force in...more

Perkins Coie

Consummated Tech Mergers: Will the Government Seek to Unscramble the Eggs?

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There are increasing calls for the antitrust enforcement agencies to review the effects of past acquisitions in the tech sector. Senator Elizabeth Warren has pledged to appoint enforcers committed to reversing such mergers....more

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

FTC Holds New Hearing on Merger Retrospectives

On April 12, the Federal Trade Commission held a hearing to debate the extent to which the FTC should use retrospective reviews to strengthen merger enforcement. This was the latest in the series of hearings on Competition...more

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

FTC Tech Task Force: Temporary Scrutiny or Permanent Focus?

The Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) Bureau of Competition has established a task force dedicated to monitoring competition in U.S. technology markets and taking enforcement actions as warranted. While the remit of the task...more

Latham & Watkins LLP

Reflecting on Self-Reflection: FTC Discusses Merger Retrospectives and Global Coordination

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Latest hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century consider the FTC’s historical record and global context. On April 12, 2019, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) held the 13th installment in its...more

Hogan Lovells

2019 Winnik International TMT Forum: Media and Technology Convergence Panel

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The 2019 Winnik International TMT Forum hosted by Hogan Lovells featured a panel discussion on technology and media convergence....more

Jones Day

Jones Day Global Merger Control Update - April 2019

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This Jones Day Global Merger Control Update examines recent developments in merger control regimes, as well as anticipated changes to those regimes worldwide. Merger control enforcement has continued to surge around the...more

Jones Day

Post-Order Merger Divestitures Likely to Face "Uphill" Battle with FTC

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New guidance from the Federal Trade Commission's ("FTC") staff describes the FTC's views on "post-order" divestitures and highlights the difficulties in persuading the FTC to abandon its preference for upfront buyers in...more

Perkins Coie

2019 ABA Antitrust Spring Meeting: Federal and State Antitrust Enforcement Takeaways

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The American Bar Association’s 67th Antitrust Law spring meeting held earlier this month featured several sessions addressing the efforts of federal and state antitrust enforcement agencies, including a number of discussions...more

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