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Merger control: gun jumping goes global
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, USA
  • June 28 2010

Broadly defined, "gun jumping" refers to unlawful premerger coordination between the parties to an M&A transaction


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


Antitrust claims against patent pool
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • June 30 2008

In a terse non-precedential decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a 2006 district court order dismissing antitrust claims against participants in an international patent pool arrangement


AstraZeneca and Ranbaxy avoid heartburn of a new antitrust trial
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 30 2015

On August 7, 2015, Judge William G. Young, of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, denied Plaintiffs’ post-trial motions


Use of Privilege Designations during Reverse Payment Settlement Litigation
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 19 2016

The US District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania limited antitrust Plaintiffs' ability to use argument or evidence based upon


Seventh Circuit upholds dismissal of text messaging price-fixing claims
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 16 2015

On Thursday, April 9, 2015, the Seventh Circuit affirmed the district court’s grant of summary judgment for AT&T Mobility LLC, Verizon Wireless LLC


How to (legally) keep competitors from poaching your key employees: antitrust law and non-poachingnon-solicitation agreements
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • August 16 2013

How can a company legally protect its valuable interests in key employees, when a competitor can just swoop in with a more attractive employment


Alleged agreement between Chesapeake Energy and EnCana Corporation to suppress prices for mineral rights highlights the antitrust risks facing energy companies
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 3 2012

Recently published reports of land acquisition activities between Chesapeake Energy and EnCana senior executives will likely expose those companies to a Department of Justice (DOJ) antitrust investigation and challenge, as well as, if accurate, civil antitrust claims


US and EU Requirements for Pre-Merger Notification of an Acquisition of a Minority Shareholding Interest
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, USA
  • August 8 2016

In May, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) required Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC to divest its 23 percent interest in Unimark Remedies, Ltd. and its US


Antitrust M&A Snapshot - July 2016
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, USA
  • July 19 2016

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and US Department of Justice (DOJ) have been actively challenging mergers and acquisitions in the first half of