Beau W. Buffier

Office of the New York State Attorney General (New York)
Civil servant

Beau Buffier is chief of the Antitrust Bureau at the Office of the New York State Attorney General. He was previously a partner in the New York office and Co-Head of Shearman & Sterling’s Global Antitrust Group.

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Shearman & Sterling
Shearman & Sterling (Washington)
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP (New York)
Shearman & Sterling (New York)
Winston & Strawn (Washington)
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett (New York)
Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan (Brussels)
Shearman & Sterling (New York)

Articles

1078 Bulletin

Beau W. Buffier, Heather Lamberg Kafele, Wayne Dale Collins The US Federal Trade Commission revises and raises the thresholds for the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976

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The US Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) has revised and, once again, raised the thresholds for the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended (the “HSR Act”). The HSR Act may require that parties to proposed stock or asset acquisitions exceeding certain thresholds file (...)

Beau W. Buffier, Heather Lamberg Kafele, Karina Lubell, Mark Lanpher, Steve L. Camahort The US FTC clears merger between number one and number two most-visited online home shopping sites in the US without conditions (Zillow-Trulia)

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In a ruling on February 13, the FTC unconditionally approved the Zillow-Trulia merger after an intensive six-month antitrust review. Despite reported concerns “that the merger might concentrate too much power in one company,” the FTC ultimately decided to “bless” the Zillow-Trulia combination. (...)

Beau W. Buffier, Heather Lamberg Kafele, Stephen Mavroghenis The US Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit rules that a cellphones manufacturer cannot recover overcharges to its non-U.S. subsidiaries that purchased price-fixed LCD panels abroad, even though finished cellphones incorporating those panels were ultimately sold in the U.S. (Motorola / AU Optronics)

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The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Motorola cannot recover overcharges to its non-U.S. subsidiaries that purchased price-fixed LCD panels abroad, even though finished cellphones incorporating those panels were ultimately sold in the United States. The Court held that (...)

Adam S. Hakki, Beau W. Buffier, Brian G. Burke, Heather Lamberg Kafele, Jerome S. Fortinsky, Richard F. Schwed, Stephen Fishbein, Stephen Mavroghenis The US Eastern District of New York Federal Court awards plaintiffs $162 million in first-ever civil price-fixing verdict against Chinese companies (Vitamin C Cartel)

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On March 14, 2013, a federal jury in Brooklyn, New York returned a verdict in In re Vitamin C Antitrust Litigation, No. 1:06-md-1738 (E.D.N.Y.), finding that two Chinese companies had unlawfully fixed prices and controlled the supply of vitamin C exports from China to the United States. (...)

Beau W. Buffier, Heather Lamberg Kafele, Jessica K. Delbaum, Kelly Karapeytan, Kenneth S. Prince, Lisl J. Dunlop, Wayne Dale Collins The US FTC fines company for failing to file a premerger notification and observe the statutory waiting period (Biglari)

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Passive Investors Beware: Recent FTC Fine Affirms Narrow Scope of HSR Exemption * In fining Biglari Holdings $850,000 for failing to file a premerger notification and observe the statutory waiting period in connection with its 2011 purchase of shares of Cracker Barrel, the FTC affirmed that it (...)

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