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Alexandra Lewis focuses her practice on antitrust and competition law, including antitrust litigation and compliance matters, as well as mergers and acquisitions (M&A) transactions. Alexandra’s experience includes working on ongoing investigations into price fixing, bid rigging, insider trading, sale of unregistered securities and corresponding litigation matters. Alexandra also conducts research on issues in antitrust law and criminal law and procedure.
By Alexandra Lewis and Souzanna Omran on May 4, 2021
Posted In DOJ Developments, EC Developments, EU Developments, FTC Developments, Mergers & Acquisitions
As the United States rounds the corner toward getting the COVID-19 epidemic under control within its borders, the US antitrust enforcers have seen a major spike in Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) premerger filings. In addition, the healthcare and technology industries can expect to remain under close watch by US enforcement agencies as the Biden administration continues to...
By Justin P. Murphy and Alexandra Lewis on Apr 16, 2021
Posted In Cartel Enforcement, DOJ Developments
OVERVIEW Antitrust cartel and related collusive scheme enforcement is poised to increase. Several factors support this: (1) the Antitrust Division (the Division) has a 10% budget increase for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021; (2) proposed legislation that would increase its budget by $300 million; (3) Democratic administrations have traditionally been more aggressive in enforcing antitrust laws;...