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The Fix Is In – Key Learnings From Recent Vertical Merger Challenges


By , , and on Feb 9, 2024
Posted In DOJ Developments, FTC Developments, Healthcare Antitrust, Mergers & Acquisitions

Vertical mergers are inherently more difficult for the government to litigate than horizonal mergers. After not litigating a vertical merger case since the 1970s, the Federal Trade Commission and the US Department of Justice have recently tried several matters. In this Westlaw Today article, Jon Dubrow, Stephen Wu, Matt Evola and Bailey Sanders discuss key...

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Court Finds Red Cross Has Antitrust Immunity, Rejecting Broad Interpretation of the Sherman Act


By and on Feb 5, 2024
Posted In Monopolization/Abuse of Dominance

WHAT HAPPENED Recently, in a rarely considered question, the US District Court of Massachusetts held that the American Red Cross (ARC), a federally chartered corporation, is not subject to liability under the Sherman Antitrust Act (Sherman Act) because it is not an antitrust “person.” The court narrowly construed the Sherman Act to exclude a quasi-public...

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Cartel Corner | July 2023


By , , , , , , , , and on Jul 13, 2023
Posted In Cartel Enforcement, DOJ Developments, EC Developments, EU Developments, FTC Developments, Monopolization/Abuse of Dominance

In the first half of 2023, antitrust enforcers remained remarkably busy both in the United States (US) and across the European Union (EU). The US Department of Justice’s (DOJ’s) Antitrust Division (Division) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) have continued their aggressive and novel effort to drag antitrust enforcement into the labor markets. The DOJ...

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Heard at the 2023 Spring Meeting: Part 2


By , , , , , , , and on Apr 5, 2023
Posted In Consumer Protection/Privacy, DOJ Developments, FTC Developments, Healthcare Antitrust, Mergers & Acquisitions, Monopolization/Abuse of Dominance

The American Bar Association’s Antitrust Law Section held its annual Spring Meeting in Washington, DC, on March 29–31, 2023. The Spring Meeting sessions featured updates from federal, state, and international antitrust enforcers and thought-invoking discussions on leading antitrust issues facing the business community today. Following Part 1, this post summarizes key takeaways from the second...

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Heard at the 2023 Spring Meeting: Part 1


By , , , , , , , and on Apr 3, 2023
Posted In DOJ Developments, FTC Developments, Healthcare Antitrust, Mergers & Acquisitions, Monopolization/Abuse of Dominance

The American Bar Association’s Antitrust Law Section recently held its annual Spring Meeting in Washington, DC, featuring updates from federal, state, and international antitrust enforcers and in-depth commentary on leading antitrust issues facing the business community today. This post recaps key takeaways from the first portion of the Spring Meeting. CIVIL ENFORCEMENT AND MERGER REVIEW:...

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