Cartel enforcement remains a priority for competition authorities around the world. Global cartel fines totaled more than $6 billion through August
In early July 2010, the Department of Labor (DOL) adopted amendments to the class exemption for qualified professional asset managers (QPAMs) to permit them to obtain exemptive relief for transactions for their in-house plans.
On December 17, 2009, the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation approved President Obama’s nominees to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC or Commission), Julie Brill and Edith Ramirez.
After more than a decade of rising real estate values, the tide has turned against commercial and development real estate, prompting major builders and developers to commence Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings.