Hogan Lovells (Washington)

Charles (Chuck) Loughlin

Hogan Lovells (Washington)
Lawyer (Partner)

Charles "Chuck" Loughlin, former Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chief Trial Counsel, is a partner in the Antitrust, Competition, and Economic Regulation group. Chuck has more than 25 years in both public service and private practice, with experience in multiple industrial sectors, including financial, pharmaceutical, and technology, enabling him to help companies navigate competition and antitrust issues across the United States. Chuck handled some of the most significant antitrust matters to come before the FTC and was awarded the FTC’s Award for Distinguished Service. He led the Impax Labs trial, co-led the Staples/Office Depot merger trial, and supervised the Tronox/Cristal merger trial and the 1-800 Contacts non-merger trial. While in private practice, Chuck was involved in the first trial of an antitrust challenge to so-called "reverse payment" patent settlements.

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Articles

1614 Bulletin

Arjun Garg, David Horowitz, Kevin Sheys, Charles (Chuck) Loughlin, Edith Ramirez, Logan M. Breed, Leigh L. Oliver The US President Joe Biden issues sweeping executive order targeting corporate consolidation and anticompetitive activity in the labor, financial services, health care, transportation, telecommunications, agricultural, and tech markets

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On 9 July 2021 President Biden signed a far-reaching executive order intended to promote competition in the American economy. The order targets perceived corporate consolidation and anticompetitive activity in the labor, financial services, health care, transportation, telecommunications, (...)

Edith Ramirez, Charles (Chuck) Loughlin, Logan M. Breed The US FTC publishes commentary on vertical merger enforcement to provide greater transparency to the public regarding its analysis of vertical mergers

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On 22 December 2020, on a divided vote, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC or the Commission) issued a Commentary on Vertical Merger Enforcement (FTC Commentary) to provide “greater transparency to the public regarding its analysis of vertical mergers.” Following the FTC and Department of (...)

William L. Monts III, Charles (Chuck) Loughlin, Edith Ramirez, Justin W. Bernick, Benjamin F. Holt The US District Court for the Northern District of California announces a $100,000 fine and sentences a former CEO to 40 months in prison for his role in a tuna price-fixing conspiracy involving two competitors (Bumble Bee Foods)

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On 16 June 2020, the former CEO of Bumble Bee Foods LLC was sentenced to 40 months in prison and fined US$100,000 for his role in a tuna price-fixing conspiracy involving two competitors. This sentence is one of the most significant penalties ever imposed on a corporate executive in a criminal (...)

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