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Shipping executive acquitted of antitrust charge
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • May 18 2015

On May 8, 2015, a jury in Puerto Rico acquitted Thomas Farmer (Farmer), the former Vice President of price and yield management for Crowley Liner


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


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


International news: focus on mining and metals
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • Africa, China, Global, United Kingdom, USA
  • September 16 2014

An investor new to Africa needs to understand not only the relevant local laws but also the applicable regional arrangements. Africa has multiple


Antitrust enforcers discuss recent highlights, ongoing cases, enforcement priorities and general trends at the 2015 ABA Section of Antitrust Law Spring Meeting
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 29 2015

The American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Antitrust Law Spring Meeting concluded earlier this month with the traditional “Enforcers’ Roundtable,”


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


ABA Antitrust Spring Meeting highlight: “Antitrust & Health Care: Square Peg in a Round Hole?”
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 30 2015

In this month’s American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Antitrust Law Spring Meeting, the program “Antitrust & Health Care: Square Peg in a Round


Aerospace & defense series: DoD study touts competition benefits in military purchasescreates implications for future antitrust reviews
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 17 2014

It is a general tenet that competition serves customers well, enabling them to acquire better products at lower prices. Of course, this premise


Price-fixing executive dealt tough sentence for role in cartel
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • December 13 2013

On December 6, 2013, Frank Peake, former president of Sea Star Line LLC, was sentenced to five years in prison and ordered to pay a $25,000 fine for


Supreme Court finds no pre-emption in Natural Gas Act case
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • May 1 2015

The U.S. Supreme Court recently held in ONEOK Inc. v. Learjet, Inc., that the Natural Gas Act (NGA) does not pre-empt state-law antitrust suits over