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DOJ Requires Transaction To Be Restructured To Avoid Director Interlock
  • Arnold & Porter LLP
  • USA
  • July 22 2016

On July 14, 2016, the Department of Justice (DOJ) required ICAP and Tullett Prebon, two competing brokerage companies, to restructure their proposed


Craft brew drinkers’ private action at crossroads as DOJ approves beer merger
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • July 22 2016

Soon your Miller Lite will be brewed by a new company. Last December, we wrote about a complaint filed by craft beer drinkers in an effort to block


ACCC charting new waters with first criminal cartel prosecution
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Japan, USA, Australia, China
  • July 22 2016

On 18 July 2016, Japanese global shipping giant, Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK), pleaded guilty to criminal cartel conduct charges in the


U.S. DOJ sues to stop health plan mergers
  • Husch Blackwell LLP
  • USA
  • July 21 2016

On Wednesday, July 20, 2016, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) filed two lawsuits in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, one


FTC more than doubles maximum civil penalty for Hart-Scott-Rodino Act violations
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • July 21 2016

On June 29 2016, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced significant increases to the maximum civil penalties for violations of numerous laws


Investment Firm to Pay Record $11 Million Fine for Violation of HSR Act
  • Bracewell LLP
  • USA
  • July 21 2016

On July 12, 2016, the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) announced that investment firm ValueAct Capital (“ValueAct”) agreed to pay a record $11 million


German Regulator Finds Banks’ Data Rules “impede non-bank competitors”
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada, European Union, Germany, USA
  • July 21 2016

“Open Banking” is an emerging term in financial services financial technology that refers, among other things, to the use of open application


Delaware Chancery Court Confirms: Two Step Merger Initiated As A Tender Offer Enjoys Business Judgment Rule Protection
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • July 20 2016

The Delaware Court of Chancery recently held that where a majority of a corporation's fully informed, disinterested, and un-coerced stockholders


Michigan Supreme Court Holds That the Federal “Rule of Reason” Applies in Evaluating the Enforceability of Noncompete Agreements Between Businesses
  • Dickinson Wright PLLC
  • USA
  • July 20 2016

The Michigan Antitrust Reform Act (MARA) contains a specific provision, MCL 445.774a, that governs the enforceability of noncompete agreements


China: When do cease-and-desist letters become unfair competition?
  • Hogan Lovells
  • China, USA
  • July 20 2016

Earlier this year, the Supreme People's Court of the People's Republic of China ("Supreme People's Court" or "Court") put an end to a 10-year plus