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European Commission Launches Competition Law Anonymous Whistleblower ToolCentury Aluminum Company Reports First Quarter 2017 ResultsNew Antitrust and Competition Law Powerhouse FormsNew Antitrust and Competition Law Powerhouse FormsEU antitrust watchdogs raid Swedish telecom groupsFive of the 'Big 6' agricultural corporations, including Monsanto, looking to mergeGroups Urge Trump to Pursue FTC-Qualcomm Antitrust SuitBeware this Senate bill masquerading as progress for patients: Ron KlinkNuclear Waste Disposal Antitrust Merger Trial BeginsHow Trump's Pick for Top Antitrust Cop May Shape CompetitionABA Sections Urge China To Tweak IP-Antitrust Guidelines - Law360Parallel Bundling in Surgical Products | New York Law JournalParallel Bundling in Surgical ProductsFive of the 'Big 6' agricultural corporations looking to mergeSanofi Sues Mylan, Claims EpiPen Maker Used Price Hikes, Rebates to Shut Out Competitor

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Blue Cross Gets Hospital Contracts Antitrust Suit Trimmed
Law360 (subscription)April 3, 2017

... A Michigan federal judge on Friday partially dismissed a suit accusing Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan of paying hospitals to raise prices for rival insurers because it was filed too late, but allowed Sherman Act and state antitrust law claims ...more »

Johnnie Vassar interviewed by VICE, sheds light on his lawsuit, time ...
Inside NUMarch 29, 2017

In a full-length feature story for VICE Sports released on Wednesday, Johnnie Vassar told the story of his time with the Northwestern basketball team and the ...more »

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European Commission Launches Competition Law Anonymous Whistleblower Tool
JD Supra (press release)April 26, 2017

The Situation: The European Commission has launched a new tool that will allow individuals to anonymously report anticompetitive conduct for the first time. The Impact: The Commission's new access to anonymous inside information could increase the risk ...more »

Century Aluminum Company Reports First Quarter 2017 Results
Yahoo FinanceApril 25, 2017

WTO trade case brought against China for providing illegal subsides to its aluminum producers; Filed antitrust lawsuit alleging utility serving Mt. Holly smelter is violating state and federal antitrust laws; Ravenswood facility sale finalized ...more »

New Antitrust and Competition Law Powerhouse Forms
Yahoo FinanceApril 25, 2017

What happens when two antitrust heavyweights from opposite ends of the country meet? If they are like Daniel Mogin of The Mogin Law Firm, P.C. in San Diego and Jonathan Rubin of Rubin PLLC in Washington, they'd meet over some huge cases, rejoice in ...more »

New Antitrust and Competition Law Powerhouse Forms
Business Wire (press release)April 25, 2017

... Supreme Court reversed its grant of cert on behalf of Visa and MasterCard, allowing the class action of ATM operators to aggressively pursue their price-fixing claims against the card issuers), the two are pleased to announce the formation of ...more »

EU antitrust watchdogs raid Swedish telecom groups
The Local SwedenApril 25, 2017

Telecoms company 3 (Hi3G group) merely referred to "an investigation in the area of competition law". The four companies, which did not admit or deny any wrongdoing, said they would cooperate in the Commission's investigation, assisted by the Swedish ...more »

Five of the 'Big 6' agricultural corporations, including Monsanto, looking to merge
Summit Daily NewsApril 25, 2017

According to the Federal Trade Commission, the U.S. antitrust law was implemented to “prevent anticompetitive mergers or acquisitions.” When transactions are proposed that will effect U.S. commerce, the FTC and Department of Justice review them and ...more »

Groups Urge Trump to Pursue FTC-Qualcomm Antitrust Suit
Bloomberg BNAApril 25, 2017

The FTC filed an antitrust lawsuit against the chipmaker Jan. 17 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California days before Trump took office, alleging that its licensing practices around standard essential patents unfairly cut out ...more »

Beware this Senate bill masquerading as progress for patients: Ron Klink
PennLive.comApril 25, 2017

... manufacturing costs, research and development costs, clinical and regulatory costs, and the total profit of the specific drug, which is illegal under federal antitrust laws, which prohibit disclosure of information that would impact pricing and ...more »

Nuclear Waste Disposal Antitrust Merger Trial Begins
Bloomberg BNAApril 25, 2017

The Department of Justice and EnergySolutions and Waste Control Specialists, two nuclear waste disposal companies, offered opposing views of how vigorously the companies compete in the first day of the government's antitrust trial. The government sued ...more »

How Trump's Pick for Top Antitrust Cop May Shape Competition
New York TimesApril 25, 2017

Specifically, Mr. Delrahim, a former lobbyist, said he would not go after a company just because it was big, and would do so only if there were violations of antitrust law. “Just like any other industry, if there is wrongdoing, we would investigate ...more »

ABA Sections Urge China To Tweak IP-Antitrust Guidelines - Law360
Law360 (subscription)April 25, 2017

Several sections of the American Bar Association submitted comments to the Chinese government last week recommending changes to draft guidelines ...more »

Parallel Bundling in Surgical Products | New York Law Journal
New York Law Journal (registration)April 24, 2017

Elai Katz, in his Antitrust column, reviews a Tenth Circuit decision affirmed the dismissal of claims that leading medical-surgical product distributors viol...more »

Parallel Bundling in Surgical Products
New York Law Journal (registration)April 24, 2017

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit affirmed the dismissal of claims that leading medical-surgical product distributors violated antitrust laws by offering bundled package deals. The lawsuit asserted that the distributors designed their ...more »

Five of the 'Big 6' agricultural corporations looking to merge
Fence PostApril 24, 2017

According to the Federal Trade Commission, the U.S. antitrust law was implemented to "prevent anticompetitive mergers or acquisitions." When transactions are proposed that will effect U.S. commerce, the FTC and Department of Justice review them and ...more »

Sanofi Sues Mylan, Claims EpiPen Maker Used Price Hikes, Rebates to Shut Out Competitor
AJMC.com Managed Markets NetworkApril 24, 2017

Sanofi's claims come after Congress has made Mylan one of the pharmaceutical industry's poster children for anti-consumer pricing practices. Last summer, frustration with EpiPen's $608 list price, which was more than 4 times what it cost in 2008 ...more »

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