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General Court Upholds European Commission’s Power to Review Illumina-Grail Despite Untriggered Turnover Thresholds

European Union - July 28 2022 In Illumina v Commission, the General Court has confirmed the authority of the European Commission (EC) under Article 22 EU Merger Regulation (EUMR)…

FTC Takes Action Limiting Overbroad M&A Non-Compete

USA - June 24 2022 GPM Investments (GPM) acquired 60 gas stations from Corrigan Oil (Corrigan). As part of the acquisition agreement, Corrigan agreed not to compete for…

DOJ Faces Setbacks in Labor Market Prosecutions but Remains Determined

USA - April 26 2022 WHAT HAPPENED On back-to-back days this month, defendants charged and prosecuted by the US Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division (the DOJ) were…

Heard on Day Two and Three of 2022 Antitrust Law Spring Meeting

USA - April 12 2022 On April 7 and 8, 2022, the American Bar Association’s Antitrust Law Section wrapped up its annual Spring Meeting. The event featured updates and…

Heard at Day One of 2022 Antitrust Law Spring Meeting

USA - April 7 2022 This week, the American Bar Association’s Antitrust Law Section kicked off its annual Spring Meeting in Washington, DC, which features updates from…

Changes to the Legislative Landscape of Belgian Competition Law

Belgium, European Union - March 17 2022 On March 7, 2022, changes to both the Belgian Code of Economic Law (CEL) as well as the Belgian Criminal Code (BCC) were published in the Belgian…

Recent Treasury Department Report Emphasizes Fostering Competition in Labor Markets

USA - March 15 2022 Continuing the recent string of actions across the Biden administration in response to the July 2021 Executive Order on “Promoting Competition in the…

Kanter Signals DOJ to Follow FTC Lockstep, Calls for Substantial Change to Competition Enforcement Approach

USA - March 14 2022 In remarks delivered on January 18, 2022, and January 24, 2022, Jonathan Kanter, the Assistant Attorney General (AAG) for the US Department of…

DOJ Antitrust Division Signals Impending Criminal Monopolization Cases

USA - March 11 2022 On March 2, 2022, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) Antitrust Division Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard Powers revealed that the DOJ…

DOJ to Devote Substantial Resources to Investigating and Prosecuting Corporate Crime, Emphasizing Importance of Effective Compliance Programs

USA - March 9 2022 In March 3, 2022, speeches at the American Bar Association’s Annual National Institute on White Collar Crime (ABA White Collar Institute), US…