F Scott Kieff, a commissioner at the International Trade Commission, will step down from his post at the end of June to focus on academia.
A federal appeal judge has indicated that claims by businesses with rooftops next to the Chicago Cubs stadium may be scuppered by professional baseball's antitrust immunity.
We have more details than we could fit into a breaking news tweet about the decision of a Republican commissioner to step down from the International Trade Commission, plus one of the antitrust notables of the federal judiciary giving plaintiffs some advice. Alas, the Senate judiciary committee disappointed us again with respect to Makan Delrahim’s nomination to become assistant attorney general for antitrust.
American car buyers have asked the Supreme Court to revive their claims against more than a dozen global automotive shipping companies they accuse of orchestrating and operating a cartel.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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