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Revised notification thresholds and increased penalties under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 28 2009

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently announced revised thresholds for the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (HSR Act) and increased penalties for violations of the HSR Act and other laws enforced by the FTC


Private equity firms achieve only partial dismissal of “buying club” antitrust lawsuit
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 12 2013

The U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts recently limited the scope of a proposed shareholder class action against a number of


$20 million settlement in In re: High-Tech Employee Antitrust Litigation, a non-poaching agreement case
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 1 2013

Three of the seven companies defending allegations that they violated U.S. antitrust law by agreeing not to recruit each other's employees agreed to


Notification threshold under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act increased to $75.9 million January 23, 2014
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 23 2014

The Federal Trade Commission recently announced higher reporting thresholds for pre-merger notifications filed on or after February 24, 2014


Notification threshold under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act increased to $70.9 million
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 14 2013

The Federal Trade Commission recently announced higher reporting thresholds for pre-merger notifications filed on or after February 11, 2013


Kansas Supreme Court decision declares resale price maintenance per se illegal under state antitrust statute
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • May 14 2012

The Kansas Supreme Court recently determined resale price maintenance is per se illegal under state law, becoming the latest state to reject the rule of reason standard mandated by the Supreme Court of the United States. The decision serves as a reminder that although a supplier’s pricing policies may be permissible under federal law, they may nevertheless be subject to per se condemnation under certain state statutes


Major changes to disclosure requirements under Hart-Scott-Rodino Act
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • December 5 2011

Final changes to the rules and notification form that parties to certain transactions must submit under the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended, became effective on 18 August 2011


Antitrust compliance programs: time to recalibrate your risk-benefit analysis?
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • Global
  • July 18 2012

Recent developments in the global legal landscape point to the inevitable conclusion that having an effective antitrust compliance program in place is now more important than ever


Compliance warning for "dawn raids"
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • June 8 2010

On 4 June 2010 the European Commission announced that it had opened formal proceedings against French group Suez Environnement concerning an alleged breach of a seal affixed during a Commission on-site inspection ("dawn raid") at the premises of the group's subsidiary, Lyonnaise des Eaux in April of this year


For the first time, FTC lowers notification thresholds under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 21 2010

New, lower reporting thresholds apply to transactions completed and pre-merger notifications filed on or after February 22, 2010