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DOJ settles gun-jumping case arising from 2007 merger

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 29 2010

The Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice (DOJ) are ever vigilant to ensure that parties involved in a merger or acquisition do not "jump the gun," or combine their businesses until after the expiration of the Waiting Period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (the Act

FTC reduces new Hart-Scott-Rodino filing thresholds

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 22 2010

For the first time in history, the Federal Trade Commission has reduced the thresholds governing premerger notification filings that must be made under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended (HSR, or the Act

Bill to overturn Leegin decision goes to House floor

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 22 2010

In Leegin Creative Leather Prods. v. PSKS Inc., the U.S. Supreme Court held that vertical price-fixing agreements were subject to the rule of reason, overruling a century-old decision that found that such agreements were per se illegal

European Commission investigation delays Oracle-Sun transaction

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • European Union, USA
  • -
  • December 4 2009

Frequently, United States firms engaged in mergers and acquisitions must obtain foreign as well as U.S. antitrust clearance

New York State Attorney General brings federal antitrust suit against Intel

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 13 2009

Following a 23-month long investigation, New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo has filed a complaint against the world’s largest chip maker, Intel Corporation, alleging that it abused its dominant market position

DOJ begins investigating possible Sherman Act violations by IBM

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 16 2009

According to published news reports, the Department of Justice (DOJ) has launched its first large investigation into possible violations of Section 2 of the Sherman Act since the Obama administration entered office

DOJ and FTC announce review of Horizontal Merger Guidelines

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 25 2009

The Department of Justice (DOJ) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) have announced that they will hold a series of workshops to solicit public comment in connection with their review of the Horizontal Merger Guidelines

Food processor and distributor appeals injunction under Robinson-Patman Act

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 7 2009

For the first time in 40 years, a federal court has issued an injunction in a Robinson-Patman case barring a manufacturer from charging different prices to two different customers

Delta Air Lines and Virgin Blue seek antitrust immunity

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 17 2009

Delta Air Lines and Virgin Blue Airline Group are seeking antitrust immunity from U.S. regulators for a period of five years as a condition to their moving forward with a joint venture related to flights in Australia and the South Pacific

Supreme Court will hear antitrust case involving NFL licensing

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 2 2009

In a case that may have great significance for sports leagues and other collaborations by businesses, the U.S. Supreme Court has granted certiorari in American Needle, Inc. v. National Football League