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District Court Denies Preliminary Injunction in FTC Challenge to Merger of Pennsylvania Hospitals
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • May 16 2016

On May 9, 2016, Federal District Court Judge John E. Jones III denied a motion by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for a preliminary


The HSR Act’s “Investment” Exemption - Strategic Considerations in Light of Recent Enforcement
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • April 22 2016

On April 4, 2016 the Department of Justice (DOJ) sued ValueAct Capital (ValueAct), an "activist" investment fund, for violation of the


The Myth of H.S.R
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • April 4 2016

The transaction has been in the works for several months and it is the culmination of nearly a year's worth of activity. The financing is in place


European Commission Proposes Non-renewal of the Insurance Block Exemption Regulation
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • European Union
  • March 25 2016

The European Commission has recently issued a Report announcing its preliminary view that the Insurance Block Exemption Regulation ("IBER") should


The Yates Memo and Antitrust Enforcement
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 16 2016

On March 1, 2016 a memorandum prepared by Department of Justice Deputy Attorney General Sally Quillian Yates as part of the Department's revamping of


FTC Announces New Hart-Scott-Rodino Dollar Thresholds for 2016
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • January 22 2016

The Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended (the HSR Act), requires parties to a proposed merger; acquisition of stock


What to Expect in 2016 from the U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division: Critical Legal Advice to Japanese Companies and Their Executives (Whether Located Inside or Outside the United States) in the Auto Parts Industry
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • December 23 2015

With over 50 Japanese executives charged and more than 30 Japanese companies having faced criminal charges and having paid some $4 billion in fines


A new antitrust risk for investment firms: common ownership of competitors
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • October 8 2015

Press reports have revealed that the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division, in its ongoing investigation of the major airlines for


What not to do when your competitor’s CEO calls
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • July 2 2015

Apparently when the CEO of Hillsdale Community Health Center, Hillsdale, Michigan (Hillsdale), called his counterparts at neighboring general acute


Filling in some Actavis gaps - California Supreme Court adopts structured rule of reason test for antitrust scrutiny of pay-for-delay settlements
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • May 27 2015

A sweeping new opinion from the California Supreme Court revives California Cartwright Act challenges to pay-for-delay pharmaceutical patent