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A class action lawsuit has been filed against Facebook and Google in Australia alleging that the technology companies violated anti-cartel rules by banning all crypto-related advertising.
14 August 2020
SmileDirectClub has argued that a federal appellate court’s ruling against the Georgia dentistry board supports its argument that members of Alabama’s dentistry board also are not immune from antitrust lawsuits.
14 August 2020
German carmakers have again asked a Northern California federal judge to reject direct and indirect purchasers’ allegations that they illegally conspired to restrict competition, saying “there is no plausible way” to plead what the plaintiffs need to plead.
13 August 2020
A federal appellate court in Atlanta has ruled that members of the Georgia Board of Dentistry are not entitled to state-action immunity, concluding that a lower court properly denied their motion to dismiss SmileDirectClub’s claims that they violated antitrust laws.
12 August 2020
A California state court has issued a preliminary injunction prohibiting Uber and Lyft from classifying their drivers as independent contractors rather than employees, following complaints that the policy provided them with an unlawful competitive advantage.
11 August 2020
The UK’s Competition Appeal Tribunal has ordered economic experts to participate in evidentiary “hot tubs” when National Grid’s cartel damages claim against four power cable manufacturers reaches trial this winter.
30 July 2020
Using evidentiary “hot tubs” to test economic expert opinion would help “achieve justice” in National Grid’s follow-on damages claim against four power cable manufacturers, counsel to the electricity company has told the UK’s specialist competition tribunal.
29 July 2020
Judge Andrew Hurwitz of the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has asked generic drugmakers why they need to block a California law restricting pay-for-delay settlements if they do not plan to enter into such agreements.
17 July 2020
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear two cases on whether the Federal Trade Commission can seek monetary relief for violations of the FTC Act.
14 July 2020
Drug purchasers suing generic pharmaceutical companies for an alleged antitrust conspiracy have told a federal judge that the case brought by a large group of state attorneys general centred on Teva Pharmaceuticals should be among the first to go to trial.
10 July 2020
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