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Federal Judge Blocks Merger of Nuclear Waste Disposal Companies Rejecting “Failing Firm” Defense
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 18 2017

On June 21, 2017, US District Judge Sue L. Robinson blocked EnergySolutions, Inc.'s proposed acquisition of Waste Control Specialists LLC (WCS


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


Employee “No-Poaching” Agreements Remain in the Antitrust Crosshairs
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 16 2017

There have been a series of investigations, class action suits and high value settlements involving agreements not to solicit employees. In addition


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


Recent DOJ obstruction of justice case highlights importance of HSR Item 4 compliance
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • May 18 2012

Failing to comply with premerger document disclosure rules can lead to civil and criminal penalties for companies and their executives


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


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


Judge upholds poaching claims in pharmaceutical data antitrust case
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • August 22 2014

On Friday, August 15, 2014, Judge Gerald McHugh of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania let stand several counterclaims that IMS Health Inc


Former Toyoda Gosei executive pleads guilty to price-fixing, bid-rigging
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 13 2015

On January 6, 2015, Makoto Horie of Toyoda Gosei North America pled guilty to the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) for conspiring to fix the


Ninth Circuit weighs in on compulsory nature of antitrust claims and choice of law issues
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • September 28 2009

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed the lower court’s dismissal of antitrust claims, finding that the claims in issue were compulsory counterclaims that the defendant had failed to plead in response to a prior patent infringement lawsuit