Work Area: Private Antitrust Litigation

Ohio hospital abused non-competes, doctors claim

Adena Health System imposed non-compete clauses on its employees to maintain an illegal monopoly over certain orthopaedic services, a group of doctors has said.

07 July 2023

Epic Games urges Ninth Circuit to implement anti-steering order

The Supreme Court is unlikely to overturn an order requiring Apple to ditch its anti-steering rules, Epic Games has argued in urging an appellate court not to stay the mandate.

07 July 2023

Rare hybrid claim based on regulator settlement filed in UK

Energy supplier Utilita has filed a £42 million damages claim against a payment services provider in a rare lawsuit to piggyback on a no-fault settlement agreement with a UK competition authority.

06 July 2023

Mastercard could have breached tribunal rules in witness statement preparation, CAT says

The presiding judge hearing Walter Merricks’ £10.2 billion class action against Mastercard today rebuked the credit company for potentially breaching the specialist competition tribunal’s rules on witness statements by allowing counsel to pen first drafts.

06 July 2023

Organ donation network accused of illegal monopolisation

The non-profit that coordinates US organ donations has illegally threatened to cut off access to its data, a rival transplant information service has alleged.

06 July 2023

Qualcomm accuses UK claimant of “extraordinary overreach” in disclosure requests

The UK’s Competition Appeal Tribunal has blocked consumer rights group Which? from accessing documentation it recently requested from Qualcomm in its £480 million claim against the chipmaker, accepting arguments that the disclosure demands were an “outrageous stretch”.

05 July 2023

Expedia, Trivago accused of monopolisation scheme

Expedia used its acquisition of Trivago to foreclose a now-insolvent rival from the online hotel booking market, a lawsuit claiming $100 million in damages has argued.

05 July 2023

Chicken processors to face sprawling price-fixing lawsuit

Pilgrim’s Pride, Tyson Foods and nine other poultry processors must face allegations that they fixed prices and restricted supply of broiler chickens, a federal judge has ruled.

05 July 2023

Servier fails in bid to revive mitigation defence in UK damages claim

A UK appellate court has rejected Servier’s claim that national health authorities should have mitigated the alleged loss they're seeking to recover in an antitrust damages action against the drugmaker.

03 July 2023

Canadian courts approve €54.3 million in auto parts cartel settlements

More than 30 auto parts makers and distributors have agreed to pay roughly €54.3 million to settle 23 class actions that claim they allegedly fixed prices for parts installed in new vehicles for nearly two decades.

30 June 2023

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