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Connecticut liquor challenge faces hurdles

A national liquor retailer’s attempt to stop enforcement of state laws mandating minimum pricing on alcohol sales may have to get past the state action doctrine and the Eleventh Amendment. 

Warren and Qualcomm play hard to get: The Tipline for 15 August 2017

US FTC shuts down refrigerant investigation still pursued in EU

Walgreens Boots trims Rite Aid deal after US FTC concerns

Settlement nixed and dismissal granted for Steel Dynamics

A federal judge in Illinois has declined to grant preliminary approval to a settlement between indirect purchasers and Steel Dynamics in an alleged price-fixing case, deciding instead to dismiss the company from the lawsuit, GCR USA has learned. 

Third Circuit upholds Wellbutrin dismissal

The US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has released its reasons for backing a lower court's grant of summary judgment in the Wellbutrin XL antitrust litigation. 

A populist now: What can antitrust do for inequality?

When Donald Trump won a shock victory in November’s US presidential election, it set off a cascade of praise among the pundit class for the newfound power of populism: the philosophy that power should lie with ordinary people rather than corporate and government elites.

Trump hand in antitrust and NAFTA exit are risky to Mexico and US

A competition enforcer said he “cannot imagine” the disruption that would be caused by the US leaving the North American Free Trade Agreement, and that he is concerned about political interference in US antitrust policy.

McDermott adds partners in Germany and Miami

McDermott Will & Emery has hired partner Daniel von Brevern in Düsseldorf and Michael Austin in Miami.

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