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FERC’s proposed penalties for market manipulation: do they violate the Eighth Amendment prohibition on excessive fines?
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 31 2012

In the past year, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC") issued over five orders directing various companies and individuals to show cause why


Federal Court ruling calls most-favored-nation clauses into question by deeming Apple’s use of MFNs a per se unlawful violation of the antitrust laws
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 25 2013

In a highly anticipated decision, Judge Cote of the S.D.N.Y. Found that five major book publishers "conspired with each other to eliminate retail


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


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


Requiring repayment at par is not an antitrust violation
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • November 14 2011

On November 10th, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a borrower's antitrust lawsuit against its lenders


Designations
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2012

On May 8th, the Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control announced the designation of four key Sinaloa Cartel operatives, including two sons of Sinaloa drug lord Joaquin "Chapo" Guzman Loera


FTC’s recent administrative complaint In the Matter of Omnicare, Inc, PharMerica merger demonstrates continued significance of traditional market structure analysis
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2012

Long term care pharmacies (“LTC Pharmacies”) are specialized pharmacies that package and deliver prescription medications primarily to skilled nursing facilities (“SNFs”


Federal Trade Commission revises Rules of Practice for Part 3 administrative hearings
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • October 5 2011

The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) recently amended Part 3 of its Rules of Practice related to competition and consumer protection hearings


Third Circuit addresses class certification
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • January 3 2012

On December 20th, the Third Circuit, sitting en banc, addressed the certification of two settlement classes comprised of purchasers of diamonds from De Beers who allegedly violated state and federal antitrust and consumer protection laws for over 100 years


DOJ succeeds in blocking H&R BlockTaxAct merger may signal more aggressive merger enforcement ahead
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • November 17 2011

On October 31, 2011, Judge Beryl Howell of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia enjoined the merger of H&R Block and 2SS Holdings Inc., handing the Department of Justice-Antitrust Division its first trial victory in a merger challenge in years