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FTC’s challenge to Family DollarDollar Tree merger suggests potential for significant increase in merger enforcement
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • July 27 2015

The Federal Trade Commission preliminarily approved a settlement to resolve its concerns that the acquisition of Family Dollar Stores, Inc. by Dollar


Federal judge preliminarily enjoins Sysco-US foods merger and parties abandon the transaction
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • July 2 2015

In a decision released on June 26, 2015, a federal district court judge in Washington, D.C. ruled in favor of the Federal Trade Commission and issued


FTC announces new Hart-Scott-Rodino and Clayton Act Section 8 thresholds
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • January 21 2015

The Federal Trade Commission (the "FTC") has revised the jurisdictional and filing fee thresholds of the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act


Supreme Court holds state regulatory board controlled by active market participants is not immune from antitrust liability
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • February 27 2015

When a controlling number of decisionmakers serving on a state regulatory board are active participants in the market or profession being regulated


Fifth Circuit reverses jury verdict for antitrust plaintiffs, finding lack of sufficient evidence to establish a conspiracy
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • January 23 2015

The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit recently reversed a jury verdict of liability under Sections 1 and 2 of the Sherman Act


Court of Appeals upholds decision unwinding consummated merger of two physician groups following FTC suit
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • February 17 2015

The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on February 10, 2015 issued an opinion in a closely-watched case in which it upheld a lower


Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals adopts below-cost standard for “non-explicit” tying arrangements
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • March 30 2015

The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit last week issued a significant opinion limiting the circumstances in which a defendant's


Ninth Circuit courts reject antitrust “bundling” claims in two recent cases
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • November 16 2009

In two recent cases, federal courts in the Ninth Circuit rejected plaintiffs’ claims that alleged "bundling" practices violated the antitrust laws


Hart-Scott-Rodino enforcement: executive equity awards can trigger HSR filing obligations
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • January 6 2012

The Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (“HSR Act”) requires parties intending to acquire voting securities, assets or certain non-corporate interests to notify the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) and the Department of Justice, Antitrust Division (“DOJ”), and to observe certain waiting periods, if the HSR filing thresholds are met


FTC announces new Hart-Scott-Rodino and Clayton Act Section 8 thresholds
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • January 27 2012

The Federal Trade Commission (the “FTC”) has revised the jurisdictional and filing fee thresholds of the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (the “HSR Act”) and the Premerger Notification Rules (the “Rules”