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Private equity firms achieve only partial dismissal of “buying club” antitrust lawsuit
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • 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


$20 million settlement in In re: High-Tech Employee Antitrust Litigation, a non-poaching agreement case
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 1 2013

Three of the seven companies defending allegations that they violated U.S. antitrust law by agreeing not to recruit each other's employees agreed to


Notification threshold under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act increased to $76.3 million
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 21 2015

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently announced increased thresholds for the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (HSR


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


Notification threshold under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act increased to $70.9 million
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 14 2013

The Federal Trade Commission recently announced higher reporting thresholds for pre-merger notifications filed on or after February 11, 2013


For the first time, FTC lowers notification thresholds under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 21 2010

New, lower reporting thresholds apply to transactions completed and pre-merger notifications filed on or after February 22, 2010


The top five (avoidable) antitrust traps in M&A transactions
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 28 2011

In M&A transactions, the parties are often focused on negotiating the transfer of assets or equity, and may treat antitrust as a mere procedural milestone


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


US Department of Justice investigation into hedge fund activities
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • March 9 2010

To be certain of avoiding financial and criminal penalties for infringement of US and EU rules on anti-competitive behaviour, hedge funds should remain vigilant in applying basic antitrust principles in all communications with competitors


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