Observers yesterday said the Federal Trade Commission’s recent complaint against Qualcomm is unclear, and questioned the legal theory the agency used to bring the case over the chipmaker’s allegedly anticompetitive patent licensing practices.
American conglomerate Honeywell yesterday sought to block security systems company Alarm.com’s $140 million acquisition of two business units from rival iControl Networks.
Acting chairman of the Federal Trade Commission Maureen Ohlhausen yesterday expanded on her first major policy initiative – a task force geared at promoting economic liberty in the face of potentially anticompetitive occupational licensing.
Today we’ve got coverage of yesterday’s George Mason University antitrust symposium, as well as Honeywell’s lawsuit against a merger. Have a great weekend.
In the third instalment of Mark Rosman’s reminiscences about working for the Department of Justice’s antitrust division, the Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati partner recalls his first time entering the grand jury room. It wasn't what he expected.
Kevin Arquit joined Weil Gotshal & Manges as a partner last month, helping to lead the firm’s competition practice.
Antitrust cases rarely make it all the way to trial, and even more rarely give a jury the opportunity to return a verdict.
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