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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


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


DOJ and FTC Encourages Competition Between Lawyers and Non-Lawyers in the Provision of Legal Services in Comments on North Carolina “LegalZoom” Bill
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 7 2016

On June 10, 2016, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) jointly submitted a letter recommending that the North


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


Second Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Sham Citizen Petition Claim, Summary Judgment on False Advertising Claims
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • June 28 2016

Addressing Sherman Act and Lanham Act claims arising out of an Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA), the US Court of Appeals for the Second


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


Res judicata does not bar claims arising after prior litigation, even one based on similar conduct
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • August 8 2014

Addressing whether a prior litigation between the parties resolving claims of unfair competition bars subsequent suit over similar conduct occurring


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


Search funds: catering to Canadian investors
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 7 2014

As those in the search fund community are aware, finding the right investors for a fund is critical to its success. Equity sources bring more than


Japanese shipping company rolls over, pleads guilty to price fixing
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 21 2014

On September 26, 2014 Japanese transportation company Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd. (K-Line) agreed to plead guilty to price fixing, bid rigging and