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Noah A. Brumfield, Kevin Adam, Jaclyn Phillips, Chenyuan Fu The US President Joe Biden signs an executive order containing 72 initiatives seeking to coordinate the federal government’s response to what it sees as pressing competition issues and the threat in the rise of large corporations

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Calls for changes to antitrust law, and how antitrust laws should be applied to the conduct of large technology companies, have been heating up in recent years. Now, the push for wide-scale changes to antitrust law has reached a boiling point. Indeed, President Biden’s sweeping July 9, 2021 (...)

Mark J. Gidley, George Paul, Rebecca H. Farrington, Martin M. Toto, Noah A. Brumfield, Daniel Rosenthal, Nicholas Putz The US FTC announces annual changes to HSR thresholds for merger notification

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On February 1, 2021, 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 2021 (...)

Michael Gallagher, Regina Loureiro, Allain Andry, Mark J. Gidley, Kathryn Jordan Mims, Noah A. Brumfield The US DoJ and State Attorney-General propose federal additions to the Price Gouging Framework following the COVID-19 pandemic

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Price gouging enforcement has largely been left to the States with their patchwork of varying laws—laws that have been invoked sporadically in crises. While the COVID-19 crisis has reportedly led to increased state enforcement, the federal government has taken a larger role, including Justice (...)

Mark J. Gidley, Noah A. Brumfield, Jack E. Pace, Kristen O’Shaughnessy, Dan Grossbaum, Bryan D. Gant The US State of California becomes the first State to enact legislation rendering certain pharmaceutical patent litigation settlement agreements presumptively anticompetitive

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This article has been nominated for the 2020 Antitrust Writing Awards. Click here to learn more about the Antitrust Writing Awards. On October 7, 2019, California became the first state to enact legislation— Assembly Bill 824 (“AB 824”)—rendering certain pharmaceutical patent litigation settlement (...)

George Paul, Mark J. Gidley, Martin M. 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 (...)

George Paul, Noah A. Brumfield, Rebecca H. Farrington The Chinese MOFCOM reviews a merger in the communication sector, before it is called off because of the length of the merger control review process (Publicis / Omnicom)

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This article has been nominated for the 2015 Antitrust Writing Awards. Click here to learn more about the Antitrust Writing Awards. Advertising giants Omnicom Group and Publicis Groupe called off their US$35 billion merger on May 8, 2014, terminating a transaction that would have created the (...)

Charles Moore, George Paul, Lynn Diamond, Mark J. Gidley, Martin M. 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 for 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 for the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act (“HSR Act”) Notification (...)

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