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DOJ criminal antitrust case to be analysed under rule of reason

FTC and North Dakota AG challenge healthcare tie-up

Brattle Group picks up former NERA senior VP

Happy birthday, Brown Shoe: The Tipline for 23 June 2017

The DOJ’s regrettable “no appeal” decision in Amex

Baker & Miller co-founder Donald I Baker, the last non-political appointee to lead the Department of Justice's antitrust division, deplores the agency's decision not to seek Supreme Court review of its loss against American Express at the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Q&A with Layne Kruse

Norton Rose Fulbright partner Layne Kruse will moderate a panel on antitrust litigation and compliance programmes at GCR Live Antitrust Litigation in New York next month. He talked to GCR USA about his personal experience with compliance programmes; what he hopes people will take away from the panel; and some big companies that have been punished by having a compliance programme imposed on them.

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 Live 9th Annual Brussels Conference: The bigger picture


GCR Live 2nd Annual State Aid

Practitioner Insight

Regional Reviews


The European, Middle Eastern and African Antitrust Review 2017


EU: Directorate General for Competition

Johannes Laitenberger

Director General for Competition

EU: Abuse of Dominance

Cormac O'Daly and Frédéric Louis

All Regional Reviews


Antimonopoly & Unilateral Conduct



Naval Satarawala Chopra and Rohan Arora

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

United Kingdom

Satyen Dhana, Christine Graham and Jacqueline Vallat

CMS Cameron McKenna (London)

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