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State Attorneys General November 14 Update
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • November 14 2016

Illinois AG Lisa Madigan has filed a lawsuit against Volkswagen (VW) alleging that VW violated Illinois state environmental laws by


Sixth Circuit says antitrust suit too late
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • May 30 2014

An antitrust lawsuit against a chemical manufacturer is time barred following a Sixth Circuit ruling. Affirming dismissal in Z Technologies v


DOJ reports increases in antitrust criminal fines and merger challenges
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • January 22 2007

The DOJ recently announced that during the 2006 fiscal year (ended September 30) it imposed antitrust criminal fines totaling over US$473 million


Five minutes on... EU merger control
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union
  • September 24 2015

The European Union and virtually all of its Member States enforce merger control laws which require that approval be obtained before closing any deal


MOFCOM issues interim rules and guidelines on simple cases of concentration
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • China
  • June 5 2014

On February 11, 2014, the Chinese Ministry of Commerce (“MOFCOM”) issued the Interim Rules on Applicable Standards for Simple Cases regarding


Payer Support for Provider Mergers: The Importance of Being Proactive
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • November 11 2016

Health care providers are undergoing a merger wave. In part due to incentives created by the Affordable Care Act, more and more providers are


European Commission imposes record-equaling 20 million merger control fine
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union
  • July 25 2014

The European Commission has announced a fine of 20 million (US$27 million) for what it describes as a "negligent" breach of EU merger control


Joint bidding by private equity funds found permissible under antitrust laws
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • March 3 2008

In late February 2008 in litigation involving the acquisition of a public company that had put itself up for sale, a federal district court held that that no antitrust claim was stated where, out of all potential buyers solicited by the company, two private equity buyers who were the only bidders to make an actual offer to buy the company entered into a joint bid agreement to purchase the target


Takeover Panel: Takeover Code: amendments to various practice statements effective 19 September 2011
  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • United Kingdom
  • October 4 2011

As reported in the last edition of this publication6 , a number of changes to the Takeover Code (‘the Code’) came into effect on 19 September 2011


Joint bidding by private equity funds found permissible under antitrust laws
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • March 2 2008

In late February 2008 in litigation involving the acquisition of a public company that had put itself up for sale, a federal district court held that that no antitrust claim was stated where, out of all potential buyers solicited by the company, two private equity buyers who were the only bidders to make an actual offer to buy the company entered into a joint bid agreement to purchase the target