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Banks sued for alleged stock loan market manipulation

Uber's terms are reasonably conspicuous, Second Circuit rules

Popularity contest - big banks and Uber: The Tipline for 18 August 2017

Judge throws out Ohio hospital collusion claims

Bass Pro/Cabela's: a case study of competitive retail mergers

On 3 July 2017, the Federal Trade Commission issued a no-action letter officially closing its investigation into the proposed merger of Bass Pro Group and Cabela's, two premier outdoor sporting goods retailers. O'Melveny & Myers's Ted Hassi and Lindsey Freeman were antitrust counsel to Bass Pro, and detail how the FTC's decision reflects a recent trend in antitrust enforcement agencies' approach to retail mergers.

Q&A with Shawn Cooley

Shawn Cooley is a special counsel at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in the firm's Washington, DC, office. A nine-year veteran of the Department of Homeland Security, he works on national security and foreign investment regulations in the antitrust and trade group, and will participate in a panel on public interest considerations during merger reviews at GCR Live in New York on 28 September.

Litigators of the Week: Michael Nemelka, Aaron Panner and Derek Ho

How do you persuade customers to testify against the two dominant companies in an industry to help win your client access to the data it needs? A trio of partners at Kellogg Hansen Todd Figel & Frederick say that if customers are sufficiently fed up with higher prices and the loss of their preferred service provider, they'll tell a judge about it.

Hot Docs: Dons and Bert and Roger and Herb

As temperatures rise and dockets cool, we have a selection of Hot Docs ranging from economists' analysis of the AT&T/Time Warner merger; an old article by Roger Alford, the new deputy assistant attorney general for international affairs at the Department of Justice's antitrust division; former DOJ attorneys weighing in favour of the Supreme Court taking the states' American Express appeal; and a pair of papers by antitrust boss Herbert Hovenkamp.