An appellate judge last week said he could see merit in arguments for and against compelling arbitration in an ongoing antitrust claim against Uber.
A judge hearing arguments in Anthem’s appeal against a merger block said the health insurance market’s “unusual” features make it difficult to find precedents for the government’s claim that savings from lower input costs should not be considered as antitrust efficiencies.
Happy ABA antitrust spring meeting week! Half of the cherry blossoms survived the cold blast to deliver peak bloom on Saturday, and there are still plenty of petals floating down. We have a double-header of appellate arguments in today’s briefing. Tomorrow, you’ll hear all about GCR Live Cartels.
Satellite television provider DirecTV and parent AT&T have agreed not to share confidential information with rivals, settling allegations by the Department of Justice that DirecTV had illegally done so while negotiating for carriage of the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball channel.
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.
Pearson Simon & Warshaw partner Bruce Simon will moderate the panel “To the ends of the earth? Extraterritorial application of cartel laws today” at next week’s second annual GCR Live Cartels.
Antitrust cases rarely make it all the way to trial, and even more rarely give a jury the opportunity to return a verdict.
It’s back! GCR USA is once again rounding up some of the most-read and hotly discussed documents in the antitrust world, including court filings, academic papers, agency submissions and more. If you think that we should highlight something, please ping the editor.
Frédéric Louis and Cormac O'Daly
Satyen Dhana, Christine Graham and Jacqueline Vallat
CMS Cameron McKenna (London)
Thomas Graf and Alexander Waksman
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP