A federal jury has found that Jeld-Wen’s acquisition of Craftmaster Manufacturing caused millions of dollars in damages to rival doormaker Steves and Sons.
The Federal Trade Commission and Impax squared off on Thursday in a final round of arguments over the pay-for-delay case in the agency’s internal tribunal.
SolarCity has told the Supreme Court that an Arizona utility’s attempt to appeal the loss of a motion to dismiss an antitrust case runs counter to the purpose of appellate courts.
A judge at the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit tasked with deciding what legal fees should be awarded to plaintiffs’ lawyers in the O'Bannon v NCAA litigation has said that an antitrust decision against the National Collegiate Athletic Association was “pretty significant”.
After years of critics clamouring for changes to the way the US antitrust agencies enforce the law, lawmakers in 2017 proposed legislation that they believe would boost competition enforcement. But longtime antitrust observers on the right and the left say those amendments aren’t necessary. What’s needed, they say, is the bravery to bring difficult cases. Ron Knox explores whether Trump administration officials are up to the challenge
Baker Botts partner William Lavery will moderate a panel on deterrence in cartel enforcement at the seventh annual GCR Live Antitrust Law Leaders Forum in Miami Beach, which begins tomorrow. He, like many others, is keeping a close eye on the government’s challenge to AT&T’s $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner.
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.
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.
Cormac O'Daly and Frédéric Louis
Lara Granville, Albert Aukema and Naasha Loopoo
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
Michael Dietrich and Marcel Nuys
Herbert Smith Freehills