Brick by (Illinois) brick: The Tipline for 9 March 2020

The Seventh Circuit cleared up interpretation of a Supreme Court precedent that originated in its home state of Illinois on Thursday, as it revived a case brought by healthcare providers against medical device suppliers on the basis that a lower court misinterpreted Illinois Brick. We also have updates on the conclusion of the Department of Justice’s Novelis/Aleris arbitration – hint: arbitrator Kevin Arquit will issue a decision by 13 March – and concerns from Congressional Democrats about Antitrust Division chief Makan Delrahim’s role in T-Mobile/Sprint.

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