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Reverse payment settlements
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • November 7 2011

On Monday, a California state court of appeal affirmed a lower court's ruling upholding a "reverse payment" (pay-for-delay) settlement between Bayer (Bayer) AG and Barr Pharmaceuticals (Barr


First antitrust settlements reached with European Commission
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • June 22 2010

The European Commission's new settlement procedure in antitrust cases offers potential benefits that can be significant


U.S. and Chinese antitrust agencies to sign cooperation agreement
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • China, USA
  • July 6 2011

On June 24, 2011, Assistant Attorney General Christine Varney announced that the U.S. antitrust enforcement agencies will be signing a cooperation agreement with their Chinese counterparts


FTC announces major changes to disclosure requirements for Hart-Scott-Rodino notification rules and form
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 7 2011

Companies should begin regularly collecting required data - in particular revenues by North American Industry Classification System code and information about “associates” - in advance of need to file Hart-Scott-Rodino notification


European Commission adopts new Vertical Restraints Block Exemption Regulation
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, USA
  • April 21 2010

The differences between US and EU distribution laws reveal that companies must be vigilant to ensure that their distribution strategies align with both systems of law


Merger control: gun jumping goes global
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, USA
  • June 28 2010

Broadly defined, "gun jumping" refers to unlawful premerger coordination between the parties to an M&A transaction


New merger guidelines underscore importance of internal planning documents
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • August 26 2010

New Horizontal Merger Guidelines recently released by the Federal Trade Commission and U.S. Department of Justice emphasize the competitive effects of potential alignment transactions and place a premium on internal planning materials


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


US Department of Justice investigation into hedge fund activities
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • March 9 2010

To be certain of avoiding financial and criminal penalties for infringement of US and EU rules on anti-competitive behaviour, hedge funds should remain vigilant in applying basic antitrust principles in all communications with competitors


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