The Department of Justice has failed to establish that Sabre’s acquisition of Farelogix will substantially lessen competition, a Delaware federal court has ruled.
Prosthetic limb maker Össur must divest rival College Park Industries’ bionic elbow business to resolve concerns that a merger between the two companies would harm competition, the Federal Trade Commission has held.f
Two rival providers of erectile dysfunction treatments have allocated the market for their services through an anticompetitive licensing settlement and baseless patent infringement claims, a medical clinic has alleged.
The Federal Trade Commission might still be wearing pyjamas past noon, but the agency has said its standards for enforcement will not change because of the covid-19 pandemic. “The antitrust laws are flexible enough to account for changing market conditions, even during uncertain times,” wrote bureau of competition director Ian Conner in a blog post on Monday, assuring readers that the agency would not lower its standards for effective relief.
Amid steady consolidation and weak commodity prices in the agricultural industry, some Democrats are trying to bring trust-busting to centre stage. Spencer Parts zeroes in on the scene in Iowa – the first state to vote on contenders in presidential primaries.
Gibson Dunn & Crutcher partner Kristen Limarzi spoke with GCR USA last month about what she wishes she had gotten to do while at the US Department of Justice's antitrust division; which topics she is watching closely in mergers, civil conduct and cartels; and how she measures success.
The Federal Trade Commission rarely loses its bids for preliminary injunctions to prevent deals from being consummated.
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