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Cartel Snapshot

By on Apr 5, 2018
Posted In Cartel Enforcement, DOJ Developments, EC Developments, EU Developments

Overview of Current Cartel Investigations Antitrust enforcement remained active in 2017, with the US Department of Justice (DOJ) pursuing both new and long-developed investigations. However, total fines obtained by the DOJ declined sharply from recent years as the automotive parts and foreign exchange investigations wound down. At the end of 2017, and the start of...

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Antitrust M&A Snapshot: July – December 2017 Update

By on Mar 14, 2018
Posted In DOJ Developments, EC Developments, EU Developments, FTC Developments, Healthcare Antitrust, Joint Ventures/Competitor Collaboration, Mergers & Acquisitions, Monopolization/Abuse of Dominance

United States: July – December 2017 Update Although delays in antitrust appointments continued throughout the second half of 2017, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Department of Justice (DOJ) continued to actively investigate and challenge mergers and acquisitions. Notably, the DOJ challenged the vertical AT&T/Time Warner transaction, the first vertical merger the DOJ has tried...

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