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DOJ settlement clears path for American Airlines/U.S. Airways merger

USA - December 18 2013 On Nov. 27, 2013, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Sean H. Lane, overseeing the bankruptcy of AMR Corporation, American Airlines' parent company, approved a…

Seth A. Schaeffer

Apple avoids app monopoly suit

USA - December 18 2013 On Dec. 2, 2013, U.S. District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers of the Northern District of California tossed a monopolization suit against Apple Inc…

Seth A. Schaeffer

Brent Snyder appointed as new DOJ criminal enforcement deputy assistant attorney general

USA - December 18 2013 On Nov. 23, 2013, the Department of Justice Antitrust Division announced that it had named Brent Snyder as the new deputy assistant attorney general…

Seth A. Schaeffer

Resale price maintenance is per se violation of Kansas state antitrust law

USA - May 24 2012 The Kansas Supreme Court recently held that the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Leegin Creative Leather Products, Inc. v. PSKS, Inc., 551 U.S. 877 (2007), that resale price maintenance is not per se illegal under the Sherman Act does not preempt claims brought under the state antitrust law.

Anne Marie Cushmac

Executive charged with obstruction of justice in HSR premerger filing

USA - May 24 2012 On May 3, 2012, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a two-count felony charge against Kyoungwon Pyo, a senior vice president for corporate strategy of Hyosung Corporation, alleging that he altered corporate documents submitted to the federal antitrust agencies in connection with premerger filings made pursuant to the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Act.

Anne Marie Cushmac