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July 25, 2014

Antitrust, Mergers, FTC & Unfair Competition News

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The National Law Review is a resource of articles on antitrust law including unfair competition law and trade regulation. Topics addressed include price fixing, price discrimination, distribution restraints, monopolization, mergers, joint ventures and other structural issues. Details on enforcement actions by the Federal Trade Commission “FTC” and the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice “DOJ” and by other governmental agencies as well as civil actions are added daily.

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Sanctions Update: U.S. and EU Extend Limited Sanctions Relief Related to Iran; EU Agrees to New Sanctions Against Russia Covington & Burling LLP 7/24/2014
Campaign to Raise Chicago and San Diego Minimum Wage Scores Three More Significant Victories Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 7/24/2014
Retail and Tech in Miami Continue to Expand Re: Macy's Fashion Incubator Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP 7/24/2014
Update on Google Unauthorized Children’s In-App Purchase Class Action: THE SHOW MUST GO ON! Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 7/23/2014
New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Summit Introduces Flagship Infrastructure Projects Just Before The Anticipated U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit Covington & Burling LLP 7/23/2014
Will Anyone Act Against Putin? Covington & Burling LLP 7/23/2014
SawStop Dismissal Explained: Opinion Crosscutting SawStop’s Antitrust Lawsuit Released Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 7/22/2014
Public Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) in the UK: Positive Activity in First Half of 2014 Greenberg Traurig, LLP 7/22/2014
What Trademark Filing Trends Reveal About Expected Brand Growth – and What it Means for Your Global Brand Protection Strategy Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 7/22/2014
Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) Update: FTC Provides More Flexibility on Obtaining Verifiable Parental Consent Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 7/22/2014
Groundbreaking Cross-border Airport Terminal Linking Tijuana to San Diego Breaks Ground Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 7/22/2014
Energy Market Entry Strategies for Abu Dhabi Andrews Kurth 7/21/2014
Deep-Water Knowledge Will Be Key to Saudi Aramco’s Red Sea Play Andrews Kurth 7/21/2014
DC Circuit Calls for More Transparency in CFIUS (Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States) Process Covington & Burling LLP 7/21/2014
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Promotes Competition Among Professionals Through Advocacy, Enforcement McDermott Will & Emery 7/21/2014
Abu Dhabi Oil and Gas Market Continues to Draw Foreign Investment Andrews Kurth 7/21/2014
New Ukraine-Related Sanctions Imposed on Russian Interests McDermott Will & Emery 7/19/2014
Customs Aggressively Moving to Discontinue Post-Importation Claims for Certain Free Trade Agreements Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 7/18/2014
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Seeks Comment on ICE Clear Europe Portfolio Margining Proposal Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 7/18/2014
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Proposes Changes to Assessments Rule Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 7/18/2014
Northern District of California Court Pares Down Price Discrimination Suit Against Chrysler McDermott Will & Emery 7/18/2014
Appeals Court Holds That the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) Review Lacks Constitutional Due Process Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 7/18/2014
Ninth Circuit Defines Vicarious Liability Standard Under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 7/18/2014
United States Imposes New Sanctions and Export Restrictions Against Russian Banks, Companies, and Individuals Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 7/18/2014
Aerospace & Defense Series: DOD Study Touts Competition Benefits in Military Purchases—Creates Implications for Future Antitrust Reviews McDermott Will & Emery 7/18/2014
New Sanctions Targeting Russian Financial and Energy Sectors Covington & Burling LLP 7/18/2014
State Council Released Opinions on Promoting Fair Competition and Maintaining Regular Order in the Market Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 7/18/2014
Private Equity Funds at Higher Risk of Antitrust Fines McDermott Will & Emery 7/18/2014
Latin American Private Equity on the Rise McDermott Will & Emery 7/17/2014
FTC Staff Updates Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) FAQs on Verifiable Parental Consent Methods Covington & Burling LLP 7/17/2014
Uptick In Department of Justice (DOJ) Antitrust Division Criminal Fines Dickinson Wright PLLC 7/17/2014
FTC Sues Amazon Over Allegedly Unauthorized In-App Purchases Covington & Burling LLP 7/17/2014
Is China’s Big Win at the World Trade Organization against the U.S. Government’s Policy on Chinese Subsidies a Game-Changer? Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 7/16/2014
Your Email to Canada May Now be Against the Law--Storming the CASL (Canada Anti-Spam Legislation) Dickinson Wright PLLC 7/16/2014
U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit: A Historic Opportunity Covington & Burling LLP 7/16/2014
Shelter from the Coming Storm: Anti-Corruption Compliance in European Public Procurement Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 7/15/2014
Uganda Be Kiddin’ Me: United States Slaps On Sanctions in Response to Anti-Gay Law Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 7/15/2014
New European Union Ecolabel Criteria for Bed Mattresses Greenberg Traurig, LLP 7/15/2014
European Union's Highest Court Rules Cartel Victims can Claim Damages for Purchases from Non-Participants in the Cartel Greenberg Traurig, LLP 7/15/2014
Commission Publishes White Paper on Minority Shareholdings McDermott Will & Emery 7/15/2014
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Releases Eligibility Requirements and Security Criteria for its C-TPAT Exporter Program Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 7/14/2014
Federal Trade Commission Sues Amazon Over In-App Purchases Made by Children Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 7/14/2014
US Takes Further Measures Against Uganda’s “Anti-Homosexuality Act” Covington & Burling LLP 7/14/2014
FTC Stepped Up Enforcement Against Inadequate Negative Option/Automatic-Renewal Disclosures Greenberg Traurig, LLP 7/14/2014
CBP (Customs and Border Patrol) Updates Informed Compliance Publication Providing Further Guidance on “First Sale” Requirements Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 7/12/2014
IRS Introduces New Form 1023-EZ to Streamline Applications for 501(c)(3) Tax-Exempt Status Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 7/12/2014
Commerce Department Rulings Spur Oil Export Battle Covington & Burling LLP 7/11/2014
New Jersey Redefines Permissible Types of Pay-to-Play Skill Contests Greenberg Traurig, LLP 7/11/2014
Recent Developments In China: U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue, Shanghai Free Trade Zone, and U.S.-China Bilateral Investment Treaty Negotiations Covington & Burling LLP 7/11/2014
Too Good To Be True: FTC’s Crackdown On L’Occitane’s Body Slimming Almond Extracts Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 7/11/2014

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