Paul Yde

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (Washington)
Lawyer (Partner)

Paul is a partner in the US antitrust group, based in Washington, DC. Paul’s practice primarily involves representing parties before the US Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission, and the state attorneys general on the antitrust aspects of M&A, joint ventures, distribution and intellectual property arrangements, and other competitive conduct. Paul has acted as lead counsel on numerous complex matters in a variety of industries, including a continuous docket of merger and conduct investigations at both the DOJ and FTC. He has litigated antitrust cases before federal and state courts and in federal administrative proceedings. Paul previously held positions in government antitrust enforcement, serving as counsel to two Federal Trade Commissioners, and as a litigation attorney in the FTC’s Bureau of Competition. Paul is trained in both law and economics, having received undergraduate and graduate degrees in economics with a specialization in industrial organization (antitrust) economics.

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Thomas Ensign, Mary Lehner, Bruce McCulloch, Paul Yde, Robert Schlossberg, Richard Snyder The US DoJ files a complaint seeking to partially unwind a merger between two producers of aviation fuel filtration products on the basis that it substantially lessens competition in the market (Clarcor / Parker-Hannifin)

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On September 26, 2017 the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a complaint in the US District Court for the District of Delaware seeking to partially unwind a merger between two producers of aviation fuel filtration products. In its complaint, the DOJ (...)

Ninette Dodoo, Paul Yde, Alastair Mordaunt The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit vacates a $147 million antitrust judgement on international comity grounds against a vitamin-C manufacturer who was legally required to set prices and reduce quantities abroad (Vitamin C)

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On September 20, in a landmark decision, the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit reversed a district court’s decision in In re: Vitamin C Antitrust Litigation on international comity grounds. In vacating a $147m antitrust judgment against Chinese vitamin C manufacturers, the Second (...)

Thomas Ensign, Mary Lehner, Paul Yde, Robert Schlossberg, Bruce McCulloch The US FTC issues a policy statement describing the enforcement principles that guide the agency’s exercise of its authority to prosecute unfair methods of competition

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On August 13, 2015, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC or the Commission) issued a policy statement describing the enforcement principles that guide the agency’s exercise of its authority to prosecute “unfair methods of competition” under Section 5 of the FTC Act. The bipartisan statement (...)

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