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U.S. and Chinese antitrust agencies to sign cooperation agreement

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • China, USA
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  • July 6 2011

On June 24, 2011, Assistant Attorney General Christine Varney announced that the U.S. antitrust enforcement agencies will be signing a cooperation agreement with their Chinese counterparts

Notification threshold under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act increased to $68.2 million

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 27 2012

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently announced revised thresholds for the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (HSR) and 2012 thresholds for determining whether parties trigger the prohibition against interlocking directors under Section 8 of the Clayton Act

Kansas Supreme Court decision declares resale price maintenance per se illegal under state antitrust statute

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 14 2012

The Kansas Supreme Court recently determined resale price maintenance is per se illegal under state law, becoming the latest state to reject the rule of reason standard mandated by the Supreme Court of the United States. The decision serves as a reminder that although a supplier’s pricing policies may be permissible under federal law, they may nevertheless be subject to per se condemnation under certain state statutes

FTC and DOJ issue final revised horizontal merger guidelines

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 20 2010

The final revised Horizontal Merger Guidelines, which resemble the draft guidelines issued in April 2010, remain focused on actual competitive effects over technical market definition in determining the FTC's and DOJ's merger enforcement posture

Antitrust compliance programs: time to recalibrate your risk-benefit analysis?

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • Global
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  • July 18 2012

Recent developments in the global legal landscape point to the inevitable conclusion that having an effective antitrust compliance program in place is now more important than ever

Revised notification thresholds and increased penalties under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2009

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently announced revised thresholds for the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (HSR Act) and increased penalties for violations of the HSR Act and other laws enforced by the FTC

European Commission adopts new Vertical Restraints Block Exemption Regulation

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • European Union, USA
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  • April 21 2010

The differences between US and EU distribution laws reveal that companies must be vigilant to ensure that their distribution strategies align with both systems of law

First antitrust settlements reached with European Commission

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • European Union
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  • June 22 2010

The European Commission's new settlement procedure in antitrust cases offers potential benefits that can be significant

Major changes to disclosure requirements under Hart-Scott-Rodino Act

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 5 2011

Final changes to the rules and notification form that parties to certain transactions must submit under the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended, became effective on 18 August 2011

Reverse payment settlements

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 7 2011

On Monday, a California state court of appeal affirmed a lower court's ruling upholding a "reverse payment" (pay-for-delay) settlement between Bayer (Bayer) AG and Barr Pharmaceuticals (Barr