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Private equity firms achieve only partial dismissal of “buying club” antitrust lawsuit

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 12 2013

The U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts recently limited the scope of a proposed shareholder class action against a number of

A harsh reminder about the danger of pre-closing activities in M&A transactions

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 17 2014

On November 7, 2014, the Department of Justice (DOJ) required particleboard competitors Flakeboard America Limited (Flakeboard) and SierraPine to pay

2013 antitrust merger enforcement update and outlook

  • Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP
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  • European Union, USA
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  • March 21 2013

Our 2012 Antitrust Merger Enforcement Update and Outlook reported on a number of emerging trends and initiatives by antitrust enforcers around the

The fall of P3 and the rise of 2M: competition law and the container shipping industry

  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
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  • China, European Union, USA
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  • July 31 2014

P3 had already received regulatory approval from the Federal Maritime Commission (the FMC) in the USA. In addition the European Commission (the

Gone, gone, the damage doneprovisions in transactional agreements can raise antitrust risk

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 14 2014

Soon after someone settles “gun jumping” charges, client alerts and blog posts with informative titles like “DOJ Settlement Resolves ‘Gun Jumping’

EU Commission publishes merger regulation white paper on minority shareholdings

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
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  • European Union, USA
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  • August 14 2014

Introduction In the United States, merger control rules require notifications to be submitted to the Federal Trade Commission and Department of

Potential private equity pitfalls under Hart-Scott-Rodino

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
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  • USA
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  • 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

Minimizing antitrust risk in M&A transactions

  • Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 12 2014

For any company looking to enter into a merger or acquisition, the laundry list of necessary pre-closing tasks can start to add up. But, just as

Reconsidering NDAs in light of Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. v. Vulcan Materials Co.

  • Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
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  • USA
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  • May 21 2012

On May 4, 2012, the Delaware Court of Chancery held that Martin Marietta Materials had violated a pair of confidentiality agreements with Vulcan Materials and issued a 4-month temporary injunction suspending Martin Marietta’s hostile exchange offer for Vulcan and related proxy contest

How many stars would you give the DOJ’s challenge to the BazaarvoicePowerReviews acquisition

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
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  • USA
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  • May 29 2013

On January 10, 2013, the Department of Justice (DOJ) brought suit challenging the acquisition by Bazaarvoice, Inc. of its competitor PowerReviews