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Judge stays discovery in dealer data case

Supreme Court sides with DOJ against Chinese company

And Vitamin C makes three: The Tipline for 16 January 2018

Discovery should wait, say defendants in Authenticom data suit

Amazon and Caremark could haunt CVS/Aetna

In the coming months, antitrust enforcers at the Department of Justice will decide whether and how CVS Health’s $69 billion acquisition of Aetna might harm consumers – a question shaded by a history of consolidation across the healthcare industry and the potential for new, powerful entrants to disrupt the industry.

An interview with Steven Benz

Kellogg Hansen Todd Figel & Frederick partner Steven Benz works on antitrust cases for plaintiffs and defendants. He recently served as co-lead counsel in The Dial Corporation v News Corporation, a Sherman Act monopolisation case involving third-party in-store promotions, in which he secured a $250 million settlement and injunctive relief for his clients and the certified class of 699 consumer product goods companies. Benz also recently spoke on how companies can monetise litigation assets; he shared his thoughts on the issue and others with Charles McConnell.

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: The ups and downs of horizontal shareholding and vertical enforcement

It may be icy outside, but at least the days are getting longer and we have curated a selection of the hottest docs in antitrust for you. And they run the gamut – from a study by economic academics on airline collusion; to a federal judge’s opinion in a North Dakota merger; to a Harvard University law professor who says that horizontal shareholding leads to decreased competition; to economists who have found that a high concentration in the labour market leads to a decrease in employees’ wages.

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