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Second Circuit applies rule of reason to uphold preliminary injunction preventing manufacturer from removing Alzheimer’s drug from market
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • June 3 2015

In State of New York v. Actavis plc, No. 14-4624-cv (2d Cir. May 22, 2015), the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit addressed "a


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


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


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”


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


Seventh Circuit dismisses Clayton Act Section 8 derivative case
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • June 20 2012

In a recent decision, the Seventh Circuit sharply limited the ability of shareholders to bring derivative suits for possible violations of section 8 of the Clayton Act, 15 U.S.C. 19 (2006), which prohibits interlocking directors and officers between competitors


Hart-Scott-Rodino reporting requirements amended
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • July 15 2011

On July 7, 2011, The Federal Trade Commission, with the concurrence of the Assistant Attorney General, Antitrust Division, Department of Justice (together, the “Agencies”), issued final rules amending the Hart-Scott-Rodino Premerger Notification Rules (the “Rules”), the Premerger Notification and Report Form (the “HSR Form”) and associated instructions


FTC announces new Hart-Scott-Rodino and Clayton Act Section 8 thresholds
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • January 25 2011

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"