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Is the DOJ’s first criminal monopolization case in decades more bark than bite?

USA - November 22 2022 Last month, the Department of Justice Antitrust Division announced its first criminal attempted monopolization charges in more than 40 years. In the…

Matthew M. Martino, Tara L. Reinhart, David P. Wales

Recent Antitrust Developments Underscore Administration’s Focus on Labor Markets

USA - February 8 2022 As the Biden Administration enters its second year, the White House and antitrust enforcers at the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Trade…

Michael A. Lanci, Karen M. Lent, Tara L. Reinhart, Zachary C. Siegler

FTC Chair Khan Highlights Key Policy Priorities Going Forward, but Aggressive Agenda Faces Uphill Climb

USA - October 4 2021 In a September 22, 2021, memorandum to staff, Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chair Lina Khan formally laid out her “Vision and Priorities for the FTC…

Tara L. Reinhart, Steven C. Sunshine, David P. Wales

Executive Order Launches ‘Whole-of-Government’ Antitrust Initiatives but Implementation Faces a Long Road Ahead

USA - July 13 2021 Over the course of his first six months in office, President Joe Biden has signaled a clear commitment to reinvigorate antitrust enforcement. On July…

Boris Bershteyn, Kenneth B. Schwartz, David P. Wales

Facebook Rulings Are a Setback for Antitrust Regulators but May Spur Amendments

USA - July 8 2021 On June 28, 2021, Judge James E. Boasberg of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia granted Facebook’s motions to dismiss two parallel…

Karen M. Lent, Matthew M. Martino, Steven C. Sunshine