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$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


CEO fined for H-S-R Act violation on acquisition of stock-based compensation
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 31 2012

In December 2011, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that a public company chief executive officer (CEO) will pay a $500,000 civil penalty to settle charges that he violated Hart-Scott-Rodino Act (H-S-R Act) premerger reporting and waiting period requirements


Kansas Supreme Court decision declares resale price maintenance per se illegal under state antitrust statute
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • May 14 2012

The Kansas Supreme Court recently determined resale price maintenance is per se illegal under state law, becoming the latest state to reject the rule of reason standard mandated by the Supreme Court of the United States. The decision serves as a reminder that although a supplier’s pricing policies may be permissible under federal law, they may nevertheless be subject to per se condemnation under certain state statutes


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


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 Hart-Scott-Rodino Act increased to $66 million
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 25 2011

Increased reporting thresholds apply to pre-merger notifications filed on or after February 24, 2011


Antitrust compliance programs: time to recalibrate your risk-benefit analysis?
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • Global
  • July 18 2012

Recent developments in the global legal landscape point to the inevitable conclusion that having an effective antitrust compliance program in place is now more important than ever


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


FTC proposes changes to Hart-Scott-Rodino notification rules and form
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • August 18 2010

While changes proposed by the FTC to the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Antitrust Improvements Act may decrease the burden of reporting by eliminating the need to gather certain data, they will significantly increase the burdens in other areas, and an overall net increase in the effort required to prepare HSR filings is expected


New merger guidelines underscore importance of internal planning documents
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • August 26 2010

New Horizontal Merger Guidelines recently released by the Federal Trade Commission and U.S. Department of Justice emphasize the competitive effects of potential alignment transactions and place a premium on internal planning materials