Antitrust never rests: The Tipline for 5 December 2018

05 December 2018

The federal government is closed today to mourn the death of George HW Bush, but antitrust never sleeps. Judge Richard Leon is raising questions about the Department of Justice’s settlement of the CVS/Aetna merger, while Korean ramen makers are asking a court for judgment as a matter of law. Elsewhere, another plaintiff is dropping claims against Samsung and Toshiba in the optical disk drive antitrust litigation.