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Practical implications of Supreme Court’s American Express decision confirming that arbitration agreements with class action waivers are enforceable
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • June 21 2013

In an important and much anticipated decision, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected plaintiffs' efforts to avoid arbitration by arguing that individual


The Third Circuit does it again: a monopolist violates the antitrust laws by offering conditional above -cost market share discounts that constitute "de facto partial exclusive dealing"
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2012

In ZF Meritor, LLC v. Eaton Transmission Corporation, (hereinafter "Meritor"), the Third Circuit has issued its third decision within the past 10 years concluding that above-cost vertical restraints imposed by a supplier with market power violate the antitrust laws


The European private enforcement regime reaches a milestone
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • European Union
  • May 20 2014

On April 17, 2014, the European Parliament approved the European Commission's (Commission) proposal for a Directive on damages actions for


Recent FTC enforcement action reinforces narrow ‘passive investor' exemption to HSR reporting requirements
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2012

On September 25, 2012, Biglari Holdings, Inc. agreed to pay a civil fine of $850,000 to resolve Federal Trade Commission (FTC) contentions that it improperly relied upon the "passive investor" exemption to the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 ("HSR Act") in connection with its investment in Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. during the summer of 2011


Antitrust agencies announce contingency plans for shutdown: HSR filings should be submitted but investigations may be limited
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • October 2 2013

The FTC and DOJ have implemented contingency plans for their operations during the "lapse in appropriations," which began as we entered the new 2014


Aspectos generales de la iniciativa que recientemente envió el Ejecutivo Federal al Congreso en relación con una nueva Ley Federal de Competencia Económica
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • Mexico
  • March 19 2014

La presente Alerta GT contiene una descripción general de la iniciativa enviada por el Ejecutivo Federal al Congreso, con proyecto de decreto


China newsletter - summer 2013
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • China, Macau
  • July 17 2013

For the purpose of fully implementing the spirit of the Eighteenth National Congress of the Communist Party of China and attracting more foreign


The EU e-books settlement: a study in elephant avoidance
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • European Union
  • March 8 2013

On 13 December 2012, the European Commission (the "Commission") issued its decision to make legally binding a number of commitments offered by Apple


The FTC settlement with Google both sides won
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • February 28 2013

On January 3, 2013, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC or Commission) announced, in bipartisan votes of 41 and 50, a comprehensive settlement of a


Revised Hart-Scott-Rodino premerger notification thresholds for 2013
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • January 11 2013

On January 10, 2013, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced revised Hart-Scott-Rodino Act (HSR) reporting thresholds under which transactions will