Mark Gidley

White & Case (Washington)
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J. Mark Gidley chairs the White & Case Global Antitrust/Competition practice. His practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, cartel cases, class actions, and pharmaceutical antitrust cases, with an emphasis on trying antitrust cases. Mr. Gidley served as the Acting Assistant Attorney General for the US Department of Justice (DOJ) Antitrust Division in 1992–1993 with responsibility for all civil, criminal and merger matters of the Division. Prior to that, he served as Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Regulated Industries in the Antitrust Division from 1991-1992, responsible for civil, criminal, and merger matters in the telecommunications, energy, computers, intellectual property, and banking and finance industries. From 1990 to 1991, Mr. Gidley served as Associate Deputy Attorney General under then Deputy Attorney William P. Barr. During his tenure at the Antitrust Division, he worked on a number of merger and acquisition investigations, including Bank of America’s acquisition of Security Pacific National Bank and worked on the development of the seminal DOJ-FTC 1992 Horizontal Merger Guidelines. Mr. Gidley was selected and served on the ABA Antitrust Section’s Blue Ribbon Panel for Civil Jury Instructions in Antitrust Trials in 2014-15. He received his B.S. and B.G.S. from University of Kansas in 1983 and his J.D. from Columbia Law School in 1986.

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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 Balmain, Jean-Paul Tran Thiet, Mark D. Powell, Mark Gidley The English Court of Appeal requires French defendants to comply with disclosure orders despite the French "blocking statute" (Secretary of State for Health / Servier Laboratories)

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The existence in several countries of “blocking statutes”, which prohibit the provision of economic information to foreign authorities or courts (or require prior authorization to be obtained before doing so), present a challenge to those managing international litigation and (...)

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 (...)

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