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Sixth Circuit’s summary judgment reversal sours milk processors’ win

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 27 2014

In a decision articulating standards on a number of important components of antitrust law, the Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit reversed

FTC may be looking more closely at competitor information exchanges

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2012

Recent Complaints filed by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) against suppliers of ductile iron fittings may indicate that the FTC is taking a broader view of when information exchanges run afoul of the antitrust laws

Sixth Circuit forecloses on real estate association’s restrictive website policy

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 2 2011

A Michigan-based real estate association's policy of excluding discount broker listings from its multiple listing service (MLS) violates Section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Act, according to the Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Up in smoke: Second Circuit rejects antitrust challenge to New York’s tobacco settlement statutes

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 6 2010

In October, the Second Circuit held that two New York statutes requiring tobacco companies that decline to participate in the State's Master Settlement Agreement with the tobacco industry pay into an escrow account do not violate the Sherman Act

Ninth Circuit slams door on rental car company price-fixing suit

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 13 2010

In what might be perceived as an expansion of the doctrine, the Ninth Circuit held that state action immunity shielded the California Travel and Tourism Commission (CTTC) from antitrust liability for allegedly conspiring with rental car companies to pass tourism assessment fees onto consumers, even though the CTTC is made up of a mix of commissioners appointed by the governor and elected by the tourism industry

Competing hospital efficient antitrust enforcer in tying suit against rival hospital

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 10 2010

Despite expressed concerns that antitrust lawsuits by competitors often are unjustified because the defendant may be a more efficient or innovative competitor, according to an April Eleventh Circuit decision, a competing hospital was an appropriate plaintiff to pursue an antitrust tying claim against a rival hospital

Three strikes and you’re out: the Ninth Circuit affirms dismissal of gas price fixing suit

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 9 2010

On December 2, the Ninth Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a class-action claim of a conspiracy by producers of CARB gasoline, holding that the claim was both precluded by an earlier state case and unable to meet the requirements of the Supreme Court's Twombly pleading standard