GCR USA

A unique view of the American litigation landscape

ITC commissioner to step down at the end of June

Seventh Circuit judge sceptical of rooftop baseball case

Kieff and Cubs: The Tipline for 26 May 2017

Car buyers seek Supreme Court review of alleged shipping cartel

Eight recommendations to improve the FTC’s competition mission

A former adviser to Federal Trade Commission chairman Tim Muris, McDermott Will & Emery partner Bilal Sayyed calls on President Donald Trump to permanently appoint current acting FTC chairman Maureen Ohlhausen for a positive agenda consistent with his administration’s efforts to reform the regulatory state.

Q&A with Ronan Harty

Davis Polk & Wardwell partner Ronan Harty will co-chair GCR Live Antitrust Litigation in New York next month. He talked to GCR USA about what to expect at the conference, the impact of the Trump administration on antitrust and his experience representing US and non-US companies.

Litigator of the Week: Sam Baxter

How does a lawyer decide to take on a David versus Goliath case such as that brought by competitors against General Electric on monopolisation grounds – a notoriously difficult claim to prove under current antitrust law?

Hot Docs: Schooling a Scholar

The top doc today is of re-heated interest with the appointment of Andrew Finch as temporary head of the Department of Justice’s antitrust division, to become principal deputy once the Senate confirms Makan Delrahim. More recent are an essay by Doug Melamed – one of Finch’s predecessors as both principal deputy and acting assistant attorney general – and the Federal Trade Commission’s final pre-trial brief before clashing with 1-800 Contacts.

GCR USA

Events

Events

GCR Live 3rd Annual Antitrust Litigation USA

Events

GCR Live 6th Annual Telecoms, Media & Technology

Practitioner Insight

Regional Reviews

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The European, Middle Eastern and African Antitrust Review 2017

Highlights

EU: Directorate General for Competition

Johannes Laitenberger

Director General for Competition

EU: Abuse of Dominance

Frédéric Louis and Cormac O'Daly

WilmerHale
All Regional Reviews

Know-how

Antimonopoly & Unilateral Conduct

Highlights

United States

Joseph Ostoyich, Erik Koons and William Lavery

Baker Botts LLP

European Union

Thomas Graf and Alexander Waksman

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

All Know-how