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Retail electricity consumer lacks standing to sue over the "KeySpan swap" and the "Astoria Hedge"
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • September 24 2012

On September 20th, the Second Circuit affirmed the dismissal of antitrust claims filed by a retail consumer of electricity in New York City against KeySpan, an electricity producer that allegedly colluded with rivals to increase installed capacity prices, and Morgan Stanley Capital, which allegedly facilitated KeySpan's anticompetitive conduct


Plaintiffs lack antitrust standing to allege ATM fee price fixing
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 16 2012

On July 12th, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed the entry of summary judgment dismissing antitrust claims filed against various banks


Department of Justice Bazaarvoice settlement unwinds completed transaction
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • April 29 2014

On April 25, 2014, U.S. District Judge William H. Orrick III of the Northern District of California said that he would approve a settlement reached


Proposed changes to Hart-Scott-Rodino form and implications for private equity funds
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 15 2010

For the first time in almost a decade, the Federal Trade Commission (the "FTC") has proposed major substantive changes to the information that merging parties must provide in connection with filing their respective pre-merger notification and report forms pursuant to the Hart-Scott-Rodino Anti-Trust Improvements Act ("HSR"


Dismissal of ARS antitrust suit affirmed
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • March 11 2013

On March 5th, the Second Circuit held that the district court properly dismissed antitrust lawsuits brought by plaintiffs representing the purchasers


Confidentiality and the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • January 10 2013

Pursuant to the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act ("HSR"), transactions involving certain dollar amounts and or party size are prohibited from being consummated


Backwardation, contango and moving markets
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • January 7 2013

On December 21st, the U.S. District Court denied a motion to dismiss plaintiffs' Sherman Act and Commodities Exchange Act claims stemming from


Ritz Camera & Image, LLC v. Sandisk Corp., No. 2012-1183 (Fed. Cir. Nov. 20, 2012)
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 8 2012

A direct purchaser has standing to assert a Walker Process antitrust claim even if it does not have standing to challenge the validity of the patent


Proposed changes to HSR could increase reporting burden for private equity firms
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 25 2011

On August 13, 2010, the Federal Trade Commission (the "FTC") announced a series of proposed amendments to the rules and notification form required under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended ("HSR"


Potential private equity pitfalls under Hart-Scott-Rodino
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • 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