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Potential private equity pitfalls under Hart-Scott-Rodino

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 13 2011

The Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act (“HSR” or the “Act”) requires the reporting of transactions, including acquisitions of voting securities or assets, that satisfy certain dollar thresholds

Backwardation, contango and moving markets

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 7 2013

On December 21st, the U.S. District Court denied a motion to dismiss plaintiffs' Sherman Act and Commodities Exchange Act claims stemming from

MSRB to address guaranteed investment contracts

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 18 2011

On July 12th, Reuters reported that the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board will address issues raised by recent SEC enforcement actions alleging bid-rigging in the award of contracts for the investment of offering proceeds

Antitrust claims against creditors dismissed

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 31 2011

On October 24th, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a garment retailer's antitrust claims against the factors that provided credit to the retailer

Agencies issue final rules on Hart Scott Rodino Premerger Notification form

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 14 2011

On July 7, 2011, the Federal Trade Commission and the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice (the “Agencies”), issued extensive changes to the Hart Scott Rodino (“HSR”) Premerger Notification form

DOJ issues updated merger remedies policy guide

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 30 2011

On June 17, 2011, the U.S. Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division (“Division”) issued an updated version of its policy guide to merger remedies, the first such revision since the original guide was issued in October 2004

FERC’s proposed penalties for market manipulation: do they violate the Eighth Amendment prohibition on excessive fines?

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 31 2012

In the past year, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC") issued over five orders directing various companies and individuals to show cause why

Anti-trust and internet rules

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 28 2011

On September 22nd, Reuters reported on the "dream team" of M&A attorneys hired by AT&T in order to salvage their proposed merger with T-Mobile

Drafting contracts and counseling clients to avoid antitrust violations

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 22 2011

Netflix began renting and selling DVDs online in 1997

Second Circuit orders antitrust suit against Amex to trial

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 6 2012

On February 1st, the Second Circuit, on remand from the Supreme Court, held that neither Stolt-Nielsen S.A. v. AnimalFeeds Int'l Corp., 130 S. Ct. 1758 (2010) nor AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion, 131 S. Ct. 1740 (2011), affected its original analysis