Martin Toto

White & Case (New York)
Lawyer (Partner)

Martin M. Toto is partner at White & Case (New York). He concentrates in US antitrust law and trade regulation, including (1) criminal investigations and litigation; (2) civil litigation; (3) the antitrust aspects of mergers and acquisitions and the Hart-Scott-Rodino merger review process; and (4) antitrust counseling. His practice focuses on representation of multinational corporations—often based abroad. He has worked on obtaining antitrust clearance for numerous mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures and has coordinated the European Union and other worldwide merger notifications for transactions requiring clearance in foreign jurisdictions. He has defended clients before the US Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Mr. Toto also has advised companies on virtually all aspects of antitrust law, including those relating to intellectual property, vertical restraints, monopolization, concerted activity and price fixing, trade association activity, resale price maintenance and price discrimination. He has worked on transactions, litigation and investigations in a variety of industries, including advertising, banking and financial services, chemicals, computer equipment and software, construction equipment, consumer electronics, credit reporting and scoring, defense, food processing, mining, motor vehicles, pharmaceuticals, publishing, pulp and paper, retail sales, semiconductors, shipping and telecommunications.

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Articles

1645 Bulletin

George L. Paul, Mark Gidley, Martin Toto, Noah A. Brumfield, Rebecca H. Farrington The US Federal Trade Commission announces the annual changes to the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act notification thresholds

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On January 26, 2018, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced the annual changes to the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Act notification thresholds. The FTC is required by law to revise the jurisdictional thresholds annually, based on the change in gross national product. Accordingly, the 2018 (...)

Charles Moore, George L. Paul, Lynn Diamond, Mark Gidley, Martin Toto, Noah A. Brumfield, Rebecca H. Farrington The US FTC and DoJ issue new premerger reporting rules introducing new obligations for private equity funds and hedge funds

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This article has been nominated by readers for the business category, mergers section of the 2012 Antitrust Writing Awards. Click here to learn more about the Antitrust Writing Awards. New rules issued by the Federal Trade Commission on July 7, 2011 will streamline some information required (...)

George L. Paul, Jack E. Pace, Joseph Angland, Mark Gidley, Martin Toto, Robert Milne The Department of Justice withdraws the report untitled Competition and Monopoly (Single-Firm Conduct under Section 2 of the Sherman Act that had been issued by the Division in September 2008)

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On May 11, 2009, the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice (“DOJ”), in a speech by new Assistant Attorney General Christine A. Varney and a press release issued later in the day, formally withdrew the report entitled Competition and Monopoly: Single-Firm Conduct under Section 2 of the (...)

Joseph Angland, Martin Toto, Robert Milne The US DOJ announces its economic recovery initiative designed to identify any fraud or collusive activity related to the federal government’s stimulus spending under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

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On April 13, 2009, the US Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division ("DOJ") announced its Economic Recovery Initiative ("Recovery Initiative"), which is designed to identify any fraud or collusive activity related to the federal government’s stimulus spending under the American Recovery and (...)

Gregory Pryor, Mark Mandel, Martin Toto, Olivier Brahmst A US District Court revives concern that some "club deals" could violate the antitrust laws (Bain Capital Partners)

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Companies that have participated in or plan to participate in joint bidding practices in the context of corporate acquisitions (otherwise known as “club deals”) may risk some unwanted antitrust scrutiny from shareholders and others. A recent decision by the United States District Court for the (...)

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