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April 21, 2014

Legal Analysis and Law Articles on Antitrust, FTC, Pricing Practices, Product Distribution, and Unfair Competition Laws

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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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The Cybersecurity Race: Executive Branch Takes The Lead While Congress Watches From The Bleachers Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 4/19/2014
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) Permits Online Now Fully Electronic McDermott Will & Emery 4/18/2014
Federal Circuit Court of Appeals Rules that CF-29 Notices of Action Cannot Overrule Customs Letter Rulings Without Following Notice and Comment Formalities Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 4/18/2014
China's Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) Asks Second Circuit to Reverse Judgment Against Chinese Vitamin Manufacturers McDermott Will & Emery 4/18/2014
J.M. Smucker Company Gets Out of a Jam in Food Labeling Case Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 4/18/2014
US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit Partially Invalidates Conflict Minerals Rule Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 4/18/2014
Are Sugary Drink Warnings Coming to California? Greenberg Traurig, LLP 4/18/2014
Busting Brackets: District Court Rejects NCAA’s Summary Judgment Motion and Allows Student-Athletes’ Suit for Publicity Compensation to March to Trial Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 4/18/2014
Life after Non-Competes in Massachusetts: It’sThe End of the World as We Know It (Why You Should Feel Fine) Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 4/17/2014
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Continues to Target Pharmaceutical Mergers: Is 4-3 the New 3-2? Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 4/17/2014
OCIE for Never-Before Examined Advisers--Office of Compliance and Examination Godfrey & Kahn S.C. 4/17/2014
Arbitration Clause Survives Termination of Contractor Agreement, Sixth Circuit Federal Court Rules Jackson Lewis P.C. 4/16/2014
USPTO Forum to Discuss the Guidance on Subject Matter Eligibility of Claims Reciting Laws of Nature - U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 4/16/2014
FTC (Federal Trade Commission) Investigates Social Media Photo Contest: Endorsement/Testimonial Guidelines Apply Greenberg Traurig, LLP 4/16/2014
A Constructive Mexican Response to Vitro's Reorganization Plan Greenberg Traurig, LLP 4/16/2014
Seventh Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Motorola’s LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) Antitrust Claims Based on Foreign Purchases Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 4/16/2014
New Jersey Federal Court Refuses to Dismiss FTC (Federal Trade Commission) Data Security Authority Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 4/16/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – April 16, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 4/16/2014
Foreign Listed Stock Index Futures and Options Approval Chart April 16, 2014 Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 4/16/2014
Michigan District Judge Ends Indirect Purchaser Plaintiffs’ Case in Refrigerant Compressors McDermott Will & Emery 4/16/2014
Miami Now Go-to Destination for International Arbitration: Part 2 of 2 Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP 4/15/2014
Implications of U.S. Sanctions Program on Intellectual Property Owners Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 4/15/2014
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Approach to Centers of Excellence and Expertise (CEEs) Continues to Evolve Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 4/15/2014
Section 1 Claims Dismissed in LIBOR (London InterBank Offered Rate), TIBOR (Tokyo InterBank Offered Rate) Class Action McDermott Will & Emery 4/15/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – April 15, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 4/15/2014
European Parliament Vote on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee (LIBE) Report – Where Next for EU/US Safe Harbor? Greenberg Traurig, LLP 4/14/2014
T-12 Entertainment Speaks Up in Trademark Complaint Over Use of "I Plead the 5th" Mark Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 4/14/2014
Private Equity Firms Face Potential Liability Under Plant Closing Laws McDermott Will & Emery 4/14/2014
SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission) Obtains Settlement for Violations of Registration Rules and “Layering” Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 4/11/2014
Foreign Judgment in Criminal Fraud Action Enforceable in New York Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 4/11/2014
CFTC (Commodity Futures and Trading Commission) Reissues and Clarifies Relief Regarding Swaps Trading on MTFs (Multilateral Trading Facilities) Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 4/11/2014
CFTC Seeks Comments on ICE Clear Europe Petition--Commodity Futures Trading Commission Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 4/11/2014
CFTC (Commodity Futures Trading Commission) Extends Relief to FCMs (Futures Commission Merchants) from Certain Commingling Requirements Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 4/11/2014
Terrell McSweeny Confirmed as Fifth FTC (Federal Trade Commission) Commissioner McDermott Will & Emery 4/11/2014
FINRA Requests Comment on Rules Regarding Communications with the Public and Gifts, Gratuities and Non-Cash Compensation -- Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 4/11/2014
SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission) Issues Frequently Asked Questions Regarding the Amendments to the Broker-Dealer Reporting Rule Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 4/11/2014
SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission) Issues New FAQs on Conflict Minerals Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 4/11/2014
Feds Issue Guidance For Banks Dealing with Marijuana-Related Businesses Barnes & Thornburg LLP 4/11/2014
McSweeny Joins FTC as Fifth Commissioner as Republican Commissioners Continue to Make Waves - Federal Trade Commission Schiff Hardin LLP 4/11/2014
McSweeny Confirmed to Fill Vacancy at Federal Trade Commissions (FTC) Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 4/11/2014
Equal Pay Issues Addressed by President Obama on “National Equal Pay Day,” When He Signed An Executive Order and Presidential Memorandum Affecting Federal Contractors Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 4/10/2014
Top Tech Companies Headed to Trial in Talent Poaching Conspiracy Case Barnes & Thornburg LLP 4/10/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – April 10, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 4/10/2014
United Kingdom and European Union Continue Push Toward Private Actions Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 4/10/2014
The Copaxone Story in the U.S. and India: A Further Update Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 4/10/2014
Enterprise Florida Opens Business Development Offices in China Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP 4/9/2014
Making “Material Adverse Change” Mean What You Choose It to Mean — Neither More nor Less Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 4/9/2014
Enlarged Board of Appeal Referral – Challenging Clarity of Post-Grant Amendments Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 4/9/2014
New Jersey Federal Court Rejects Wyndham’s Challenge to Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) Data-Security Enforcement Authority Poyner Spruill LLP 4/8/2014
FTAIA and Foreign Sales: Seventh Circuit Limits Extraterritorial Reach of U.S. Antitrust Law in Motorola Mobility v. AU Optronics - Foreign Trade Antitrust Improvements Act McDermott Will & Emery 4/8/2014
What Does the First-Ever Extradition on an Antitrust Charge Mean for the Auto Parts Investigation? Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 4/8/2014
California Proposition 65 Caramel Coloring Suits Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 4/8/2014
Cooperation Between Propane Competitors Allegedly Morphs Into Collusion Schiff Hardin LLP 4/8/2014
Going Native Re: Native Advertising Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 4/7/2014
IRS Says Bitcoin Isn’t Money Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 4/7/2014
First Successful Extradition of Foreign National for Price-Fixing Violation McDermott Will & Emery 4/7/2014
Gaga for Gigabit: The FCC (Federal Communications Commission) Liberates 100 MHz of Spectrum for Unlicensed Wi-Fi Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 4/7/2014
FTC (Federal Trade Commission) Issues First Comments on Pinterest Promotion Disclosures Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP 4/7/2014
Employers, You All Have Secrets: New Report Might Help You Protect Them Barnes & Thornburg LLP 4/7/2014
European Commission Holds Goldman Sachs Liable for Former Portfolio Company’s Antitrust Infringement McDermott Will & Emery 4/7/2014
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Issues Interpretation Regarding Auditor Independence Standards Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 4/6/2014
National Futures Association (NFA) Issues Notice to Members Regarding Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Update Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 4/5/2014
The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development's (OECD) Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) Project – A UK update (Part I) McDermott Will & Emery 4/4/2014
Applause Can Come with a Big Price Tag: Michael Jordan v. Jewel Food Stores, Inc. McDermott Will & Emery 4/4/2014
ITC (International Trade Commission) Says the Importation of Digital Data Can Constitute Importation of a Patent-Infringing Product Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 4/4/2014
Exaggerated Allegations Based on Essentially No Evidence Equals Rule 11 Sanctions: Heller v. Cepia L.L.C. McDermott Will & Emery 4/4/2014
Provisions of United Kingdom Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act Take Effect Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 4/4/2014
How Will ITC (International Trade Commission) Confirmation That It Has Jurisdiction Over Digital Imports Impact Software and Media Industries? Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 4/4/2014
Properly Analyzing Breach of a NDA (Non-disclosure Agreement): Loftness Specialized Farm Equip., Inc. v. Twiestmeyer McDermott Will & Emery 4/4/2014
OTC (Over the Counter) Derivatives Regulators Group Issues Report to G20 Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 4/4/2014
The Copaxone Story in the U.S. and India: An Update Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 4/4/2014
President Authorizes Sanctions in Response to Unrest in South Sudan Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 4/4/2014
Stop Phoning It in on Mobile Security: What Your Business Needs to Know About the Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) Settlements with Fandango and Credit Karma Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 4/4/2014
Blowing The Whistle On Securities Fraud Tycko & Zavareei LLP 4/3/2014
United States to Participate in New World Trade Organization Trade Negotiation to Lower Tariffs on Green Goods McDermott Will & Emery 4/3/2014
Tech Company Shares Tech, Makes Self-Disclosure, Pays Penalty Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 4/3/2014
Spacing Out: BIS (Bureau of Industry and Security) Issues Report on Export Controls and the Space Industrial Base Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 4/3/2014
Starving the Bear: The United States Restricts Exports to Russia Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 4/3/2014
Significant Changes to UK Competition Regime Now Effective McDermott Will & Emery 4/3/2014
Non-Direct Competitors May Sue Under the Lanham Act, Doctrine of Prudential Standing Eliminated McDermott Will & Emery 4/2/2014
Department of Justice (DOJ) announces that Anti-Money Laundering Enforcement is a Top Priority Jackson Lewis P.C. 4/1/2014
Exemptions for Energy Intensive Companies From Renewable Energy Surcharges: European Commission Opens In-Depth State Aid Investigation Against France McDermott Will & Emery 4/1/2014
French Constitutional Court Rules on the “Florange” Law Re: Purchasers of Companies Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 4/1/2014
Mobile Medical App Regulations on the Move – Proposed Bills To Further Alter the Regulatory Landscape of Mobile Medical Applications Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 3/31/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – March 31, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 3/31/2014
Marubeni Plea Agreement Suggests There May Be More FCPA (Foreign Corrupt Practice Act) Charges to Come Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 3/29/2014
U.S. and EU Respond to Ukraine Crisis with Sanctions Greenberg Traurig, LLP 3/28/2014
Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Issues Guidance for Bitcoin, Other Virtual Currencies in Time for Tax Season Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/28/2014
German Court Rejects National Competition Authority Liability for Damages After Unlawful Prohibition of a Merger McDermott Will & Emery 3/28/2014
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Commissioner Criticizes Proposed Legislation That Would Permit Health Providers to Negotiate Jointly with Health Insurers Dickinson Wright PLLC 3/27/2014
U.S. Places Hold on Issuing Licenses for Russian Exports Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 3/27/2014
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Check-Up on Health Care Trends Reveals New Competitive Wrinkles Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 3/27/2014
U.S. Supreme Court Settles Lanham Act Standing Conflict Re: False Advertising Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 3/27/2014
Supreme Court Creates New Standing Test For Asserting False Action Claim Under Lanham Act Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/27/2014
Protecting and Enforcing Trade Secrets in China Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 3/27/2014
A (POM) Wonderful Result For Consumer Class Action Defendants Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 3/26/2014
Supreme Court Resolves Circuit Split on Standing in Lanham Act False Advertising Cases Proskauer Rose LLP. 3/26/2014
Wish Atlanta Files Complaint To Make ContextLogic Wish For A Different Trademark Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/26/2014
Bowing to Pressure, Four Loko Stops Selling Caffeinated Alcohol Beverages and Restricts Marketing to Under 21-Year Olds Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 3/26/2014
Implementing a Counterfeit Enforcement Program [VIDEO] Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 3/26/2014
Supreme Court Decides in Favor of IRS in Quality Stores: FICA (Federal Insurance Contributions Act) Generally Applies to Severance Payments McDermott Will & Emery 3/26/2014
Crimea River: U.S. Rushes to Impose Sanctions Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 3/26/2014
Ukraine and Russia: Report on Sanctions and Related Concerns Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 3/26/2014
China Cracking Down On Pharmaceutical Corruption Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 3/26/2014
Ready for a Surprise? Re: Aluminum Goods Tax in China Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 3/25/2014
My Partner Left Me for the Government! Department of Justice’s First Opinion Procedure Release of 2014 Approves Buyout of Minority Shareholder-Turned-Government Official Barnes & Thornburg LLP 3/25/2014
The “Top Ten” Things for a Supplier to Consider in Terminating a Distributor Dickinson Wright PLLC 3/25/2014
Wisconsin Legislators Pass Bill to Thwart “Patent Trolls” McDermott Will & Emery 3/24/2014
USPTO Guidance for Examiners Takes Expansive View of Myriad and Prometheus Decisions - U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 3/23/2014
New Antitrust Suit Takes Aim at NCAA Model Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/22/2014
State Intellectual Property Office of China (SIPO) Announces Graphical User Interface (GUI) Related Design Becomes Patentable Subject Matter as of May 1, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 3/21/2014
Amendments to Uniform Branch Office Registration Form Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 3/21/2014
Trade Sanctions Imposed in Response to Events in Ukraine McDermott Will & Emery 3/21/2014
Update on Economic Sanctions Triggered in Reaction to the Crisis in Ukraine Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 3/21/2014
Who’s in Charge – Is the Board Responsible to Monitor Its Financial Advisor or Vice Versa? McDermott Will & Emery 3/21/2014
Department of State Fines Defense Manufacturer $20 Million for ITAR (International Traffic in Arms Regulations) iViolations Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 3/21/2014
Legal Measures Against Counterfeit and Piracy in the European Union and The Netherlands Greenberg Traurig, LLP 3/21/2014
FTC (Federal Trade Commission) Targets Reporting of Licensing of Pharmaceutical Patents With Special Rules for Premerger Notification: What You Need to Know Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 3/20/2014
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Recent Developments: March 3, 2014 - March 7, 2014 Greenberg Traurig, LLP 3/20/2014
General Overview of Recent Bill Under Review by the Mexican Congress for New Federal Competition Law Greenberg Traurig, LLP 3/19/2014
Divisional Practice in the BRICs and other Countries – Part 8 of a 9-Part Series: Europe Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 3/19/2014
Unauthorized Children’s In-App Purchases Round Two: Google Faces Class Action Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 3/19/2014
Delaware Supreme Court Affirms that Controller Buyouts Can be Reviewed under the Business Judgment Rule If They Are Conditioned Up Front on Dual Approval Safeguards Greenberg Traurig, LLP 3/19/2014
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Announces Changes to Centers of Excellence and Expertise (CEEs) Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 3/18/2014
NCAA Compensation Cartel Allegations Take Center Court - National Collegiate Athletics Association McDermott Will & Emery 3/18/2014
Design Patents: New Implications from the Hague Agreement [VIDEO] Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 3/18/2014
Multistate Tax Commission (MTC) State Transfer Pricing Program Looms on the Horizon McDermott Will & Emery 3/18/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – March 18, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 3/18/2014
Minimizing the Risk of Antitrust Liability Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 3/18/2014
Minimizing the Risk of Antitrust Liability: Physician Integration Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 3/18/2014
United States Expands Sanctions in Response to Activities in Ukraine, Names First SDNs (Specially Designated Nationals) Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 3/18/2014
Hydraulic Fracturing Trade Secrets at Risk in Wyoming Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 3/18/2014
Court of Justice of the European Union Finds Enhanced Distinctiveness Irrelevant to Trade Marks Where No Similarities Already Found McDermott Will & Emery 3/18/2014
Is the FTC (Federal Trade Commission) The Latest Weapon of Aggressive Short Sellers? Barnes & Thornburg LLP 3/17/2014
Halifax Hospital System Agrees To Pay $85 Million To Resolve Alleged False Claims Act Violations Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/16/2014
Antitrust Class Action Against Graco Inc. Dismissed McDermott Will & Emery 3/13/2014
Are Fracking Fluid Recipes Trade Secrets? Wyoming Supreme Court Sends Issue Back to District Court Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 3/13/2014
EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) & FTC (Federal Trade Commission) Issue Joint Background Check Guidance Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/13/2014
Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Issues Investor Alert Concerning Bitcoin Trading and Speculation Proskauer Rose LLP. 3/12/2014
FTC (Federal Trade Commission) Cracks Down on False Advertising in Dietary Supplements Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 3/12/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – March 12, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 3/12/2014
Kazakhstan Amends Public Procurement Rules Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 3/12/2014
Top 10 Takeaways from ABA (American Bar Association) White Collar Crime Conference (Part 1 of 2) Barnes & Thornburg LLP 3/12/2014
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Cautions States against Overbroad Regulation of Nurse Practitioners in Continued Effort to Promote Expanded Roles for Non-traditional Providers Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 3/12/2014
An Assessment of the CFIUS (Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States) 2012 Annual Report Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 3/11/2014
It Doesn’t Pay to Steal: In Largest Ever Kleptocracy Forfeiture Action, U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Seizes $458 Million Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 3/11/2014
The Gloves are Off: U.S. Sanctions Block Aggressors in Crimea Region of Ukraine Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 3/11/2014
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Workshop Examines Competition Issues For Biosimilars Schiff Hardin LLP 3/10/2014
Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) Petitions Keep Pouring Into the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 3/10/2014
Court Grants Preliminary Approval of Settlement in Merger Case - District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 3/9/2014
Manufacturers, Importers and Retailers Must Take Action Following DTSC Reveal of Priority Products [VIDEO] - California Department of Toxic Substances Control Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 3/9/2014
District Courts Struggle to Apply Direction from Actavis in Reverse Payment Cases Re: Antitrust Litigation Schiff Hardin LLP 3/9/2014
Are Drone Cargo Ships the Next Step in Supply Chain Automation? Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) 3/8/2014
Beware the Ides of March at the US Patent and Trademark Office Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 3/7/2014
Nevada and Delaware Enter Into Interstate Compact to Pool I-Poker Players Dickinson Wright PLLC 3/7/2014
President Obama Signs Executive Order "Blocking Property of Certain Persons Contributing to the Situation in Ukraine Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 3/7/2014
U.S. Patent Office Issues Guidance for Patent Eligibility of Inventions Involving Laws of Nature and Natural Products Barnes & Thornburg LLP 3/7/2014
Fast Developing Events in Ukraine Prompt EU and US Trade Sanctions McDermott Will & Emery 3/6/2014
President Issues Sanctions to Support Stability in Ukraine Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 3/6/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – March 6, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 3/6/2014
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Commissioners Disagree on Section 5 Authority McDermott Will & Emery 3/6/2014
Blue Cross of Rhode Island is Unsuccessful in Bouncing Hospital System’s Antitrust Claim Dickinson Wright PLLC 3/6/2014
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Proposes Updates to the “Nutrition Facts” Label for Packaged Foods Barnes & Thornburg LLP 3/6/2014
Bittersweet Ending for Plaintiffs in Chocolate Price-Fixing Litigation Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 3/6/2014
Oregon Lawmakers Go Hunting for “Patent Trolls” McDermott Will & Emery 3/5/2014
New People's Republic of China (PRC) Policies on Annual Inspection Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 3/4/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – March 4, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 3/4/2014
The Tipping Point? Consolidation of Medical Practices is Good for Patients … Until it’s Not Greenberg Traurig, LLP 3/4/2014
FTC Announces Identity Theft Was Top Consumer Complaint During 2013, 14 Years Running - Federal Trade Commission Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/3/2014
Sixth Circuit’s Summary Judgment Reversal Sours Milk Processors’ Win Greenberg Traurig, LLP 3/3/2014
A Change for the Worse: Material Adverse Effect in Upstream Acquisitions Andrews Kurth 3/3/2014
SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission) Says “M&A Brokers” (Mergers and Acquisitions) May Assist with the Purchase and Sale of Privately-Held Companies without Registering as a Broker-Dealer Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP 2/28/2014
Second Circuit Reinforces Tough Predatory Pricing Pleading Standards—Can Anyone Properly Plead a Predatory Pricing Claim? Greenberg Traurig, LLP 2/28/2014
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chops 'Green' Plastic Lumber Claims and Diaper Claims That Fail to 'Pass the Smell Test' Greenberg Traurig, LLP 2/28/2014
The First Vertical Monopoly Decision In China Greenberg Traurig, LLP 2/28/2014
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Announces Start of Voluntary Supply Chain Pilot Program Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 2/27/2014
Ninth Circuit Once Again Affirms That Malicious Actions To Destroy A Competitor Do Not State An Antitrust Claim Unless Accompanied By Injury To Competition Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 2/27/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – February 27, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 2/27/2014
Clarity Regarding the Use of Post-Filing Data in China? Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 2/26/2014
China's Latest Enforcement of the Anti-Monopoly Law and Price Supervision/Regulation McDermott Will & Emery 2/25/2014
Monsanto Files Complaint to Prevent Farmer from Harvesting Patented Seeds for Resale and Planting Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 2/25/2014
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Urges the Passage of a National Data Breach Notification Law Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/25/2014
Will the Ban on Oil Exports Stop the Fracking Boom? Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 2/22/2014
Old Wine into New Wineskins? Michigan Court Decides What Constitutes “Use” of Wine Under the Conversion Statute Barnes & Thornburg LLP 2/20/2014
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to Hold Workshop Devoted to Health Care Competition Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 2/20/2014
Could You Be A Commodity Trading Advisor or Commodity Pool Operator and Not Know It? Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 2/19/2014
California Court Issues Non-Competition Order Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 2/19/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – February 19, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 2/19/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – February 18, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 2/18/2014
Cathay Pacific Airlines Settles Freight Shipping Price-Fixing Class Action McDermott Will & Emery 2/15/2014
Family of Jack Gibson, Founder of the National Association of Radio Announcers for Black Radio DJs, Enforces Famous Mark “Jack the Rapper” Against Party Profiting From Unauthorized use of the Mark Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 2/15/2014
Idaho Federal Court Orders Divestiture of Consummated Physician Practice Acquisition McDermott Will & Emery 2/14/2014
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Exempts Multilateral Trading Facilities (MTF) from US Registration Requirements Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 2/14/2014
United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Issues Relief for Cross-Border Trading of Swaps on Qualifying Multilateral Trading Facilities in the European Union Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 2/14/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – February 14, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 2/14/2014
The FTC (Federal Trade Commission) Means It: Another EU Safe Harbor Enforcement Action McDermott Will & Emery 2/13/2014
Message from Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) 50th Data Security Settlement: Monitor Your Contractors Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 2/13/2014
Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) Confirms Distribution Agreements Are Contracts For Services McDermott Will & Emery 2/13/2014
Kansas Manufacturer Settles with New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs Armstrong Teasdale 2/13/2014
The CTFC: Armed and Dangerous - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Barnes & Thornburg LLP 2/13/2014
Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) Provides Guidance on Technological Copyright Protection Measures in Games Consoles McDermott Will & Emery 2/13/2014
EU General Court Finds CTMs (Community Trademarks) Containing “Sun” and “Park” Confusingly Similar McDermott Will & Emery 2/13/2014
EU General Court Finds Likelihood of Confusion Between “FOREVER” and “4 EVER” Trade Marks McDermott Will & Emery 2/13/2014
EU General Court Rejects Application For “Position” Mark For a Button On The Ear of a Soft Toy McDermott Will & Emery 2/12/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – February 12, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 2/12/2014
Temporary Iran Sanctions Relief Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 2/11/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – February 11, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 2/11/2014
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Approves Stipulation and Consent Agreement with Louis Dreyfus Energy Services Regarding Use of Virtual Trades to Enhance the Value of Financial Transmission Rights in Violation of the Anti-Manipulation Rule Schiff Hardin LLP 2/10/2014
CLS v. Alice Bank And The Cult Of The “Abstract Idea” Re: Patent Litigation Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 2/10/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – February 10, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 2/10/2014
What Is That in Your Beverage? And Wait—Is It Really a Beverage? Re: Liquid Dietary Supplements Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 2/10/2014
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Issues Guidance on New Filing Requirements Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 2/8/2014
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Opinion Finds Domestic Pipe Fitter Unlawfully Maintained Its Monopoly McDermott Will & Emery 2/7/2014
Does a Directors and Officers (D&O) Policy That Expressly Covers Antitrust Claims Exclude Antitrust Damages? Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP 2/7/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – February 7, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 2/7/2014
Jim Beam Purchased by Japanese Conglomerate McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 2/7/2014
Call Waiting: Department of Justice (DOJ) to Maintain Scrutiny of Wireless Industry Consolidation McDermott Will & Emery 2/7/2014
Changes Might Be Coming to the EU’s Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive (RoHS Directive) Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 2/7/2014
Just the TTIP (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership): A Review of the Transatlantic Partnership Agreement One Year After It Is Introduced to America Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 2/6/2014
Iran Sanctions: Every Day Above Ground is a Good Day Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 2/6/2014
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Reminds Advertisers and Their Agencies that Product Demonstrations Can be an Uphill Battle Greenberg Traurig, LLP 2/6/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – February 6, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 2/6/2014
Bulgaria Adopts New Gambling Tax Regime Dickinson Wright PLLC 2/6/2014
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Releases New Fee Schedule McDermott Will & Emery 2/5/2014
BRIC-a-BRAC February 5, 2014: News Items from BRIC Countries Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 2/5/2014
Take Them to District Court and You’ll Have to Pay the Lawyers - Shammas v. Focarino McDermott Will & Emery 2/5/2014
Clash Of Titans over Biosimilars at Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Workshop 2/5/2014
It’s My Jungle in Here – Owner of Mark ZOO MANIA® Seeks to Exclude Interloper in Games Field Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 2/5/2014
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Settles With Businesses Who Allegedly Misrepresented US-EU Safe Harbor Certification Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 2/5/2014
Illinois District Court Dismisses Motorola’s Multi-Billion Dollar Antitrust Claims Based On LCD Overseas Purchases Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 2/5/2014
The PTAB’s User Manual for Amending Claims: Idle Free Systems, Inc. v. Bergstrom, Inc. - Re: United States Patent and Trademark Office Patent Trial and Appeals Board McDermott Will & Emery 2/5/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – February 5, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 2/5/2014
Massachusetts Gaming Commission Issues Final Regulations on Gaming Vendor Licensing and Registration Greenberg Traurig, LLP 2/5/2014
No Non-Organic Mushrooms Welcome Here! - Hokto Kinoko Co. and Hokuto Co., Ltd. v. Concord Farms, Inc. McDermott Will & Emery 2/5/2014
Leveling the Culinary Field: Typographical Corrections in Markman Ruling Allow Food Service Equipment Leveling Device Patent to be Construed Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 2/4/2014
Second Circuit Holds that Federal Common Law Prohibits Trading By Insiders of a Cayman Islands Corporation While In Possession of Material Nonpublic Information Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 2/4/2014
U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) Now Requires Satisfaction of the “Technical Prong” for Licensing-Based Domestic Industries: Certain Computers and Computer Peripheral Devices, and Components Thereof, and Products Containing the Same McDermott Will & Emery 2/4/2014
Is “Insolubly Ambiguous” the Correct Standard to Determine Compliance with Sec 112? McDermott Will & Emery 2/4/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – February 4, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 2/4/2014
Supreme Court Rules Patentee Must Prove Infringement in Declaratory Judgment Action Brought by Licensee Vedder Price 2/4/2014
Supreme Court to Decide False Advertising Case under the Lanham Act Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 2/4/2014
Negation of Motivation To Combine Defeats Obviousness - Institut Pasteur & Universite Pierre Et Marie Curie v. Focarino McDermott Will & Emery 2/4/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – February 3, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 2/3/2014
Split Decision: Top 5 Noncompete Stories Lean Slightly in Favor of Enforcement Barnes & Thornburg LLP 2/3/2014
“Inherency Requires More Than Probabilities” - Motorola Mobility, LLC v. Int’l Trade Comm’n McDermott Will & Emery 2/2/2014
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Announces New Filing Thresholds for Hart-Scott-Rodino Pre-Merger Notifications Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 2/2/2014
Department of Justice (DOJ) Program for Swiss Banks Can Mean Trouble for U.S. Taxpayers with Undisclosed Offshore Accounts Greenberg Traurig, LLP 2/1/2014
A View from London: The UK Takeover Code ‐ Recent Changes Greenberg Traurig, LLP 2/1/2014
European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) Trade Reporting Requirements Come Into Effect 12 February 2014 McDermott Will & Emery 2/1/2014
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Successfully Obtains Divestiture of Physician Group Previously Acquired by Hospital System Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 1/31/2014
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Announces Higher Hart Scott Rodino Premerger Notification Reporting Thresholds Dickinson Wright PLLC 1/30/2014
Indonesian Government Imposes Export Ban on Nickel and Bauxite McDermott Will & Emery 1/30/2014
Higher Filing Thresholds for HSR Act Premerger Notifications Effective February 24, 2014 (Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976) Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 1/28/2014
FTC Issues Updated Media Guidance for Screening Fake Weight Loss Claims - Federal Trade Commission Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 1/27/2014
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Announces New Hart-Scott-Rodino Act (HSR) Thresholds Schiff Hardin LLP 1/25/2014
Department of Commerce Expected to Revoke (Again) Antidumping Duty Orders on Ball Bearings from Japan and the UK Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 1/25/2014
FTC Successfully Blocks St. Luke’s Health System’s Physician Acquisition in Idaho Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 1/25/2014
Higher Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act (HSR) Reporting Threshold Requirements Effective February 24, 2014 Andrews Kurth 1/25/2014
Delaware Court Rules in Favor of Former LLC Member in LLC’s Competition Claim Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 1/24/2014
Iran Sanctions—Implementation of P5+1/Iran Nuclear Non-Proliferation Agreement McDermott Will & Emery 1/23/2014
New Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act (HSR) Thresholds for 2014 Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 1/23/2014
SAP’s Cert Petition Denied by Supreme Court in Versata Patent Infringement Suit Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 1/23/2014
Notification Threshold Under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Increased to $75.9 Million McDermott Will & Emery 1/23/2014
Why the Bilski Analytical Framework is Fundamentally Flawed, and Why Diehr’s 101 Test is Better Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 1/23/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – January 23, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 1/23/2014
How to Win the Olympic Gold Medal in the Super Bowl of Trademark Infringement Dickinson Wright PLLC 1/23/2014
Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Annual Threshold Adjustments Announced Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 1/23/2014
Collective Redress Likely to Become a Reality in Belgium McDermott Will & Emery 1/22/2014
2014—A big year for Circular 698? Re: China Cross-Border Tax Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 1/22/2014
A Possible New Trademark Exception to the Corporate Discharge Greenberg Traurig, LLP 1/22/2014
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Raises Hart-Scott-Rodino Thresholds Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 1/22/2014
Supreme Court: Parens Patriae Suits Not “Mass Actions” under CAFA (Class Action Fairness Act) McDermott Will & Emery 1/22/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – January 22, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 1/22/2014
New Year's Resolutions Re: Steps to Maintain an Effective Trade Compliance Program Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 1/21/2014
False Claims Act Whistleblower Bounties Exceed $345 Million in Fiscal Year 2013 Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 1/21/2014
Federal Trade Commission Announces Revised, Higher Pre-merger Filing Thresholds McDermott Will & Emery 1/21/2014
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Highlights 2013 Accomplishments and Outlines 2014 Enforcement Priorities Barnes & Thornburg LLP 1/20/2014
Let the Light of Day Shine Re: SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission) Insider Trading Case Barnes & Thornburg LLP 1/20/2014
BRIC-a-BRAC January 20, 2014: News Items from BRIC Countries Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 1/20/2014
Annual Adjustments to HSR (Hart-Scott-Rodino) Thresholds Re: Antitrust Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 1/18/2014
Sixth Circuit Vacates Class Certification in Detroit Nurses Antitrust Case McDermott Will & Emery 1/17/2014
Revised Hart-Scott-Rodino Premerger Notification Thresholds for 2014 Greenberg Traurig, LLP 1/17/2014
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Announces Annual Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Thresholds Revision Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 1/17/2014
New Export Control Changes Affect Naval Warfare and Ground Vehicles Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 1/17/2014
Pending Patent Legislation—Round Two of Patent Reform McDermott Will & Emery 1/17/2014
Stories I Missed In 2013 Re: Intellectual Property Law Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 1/16/2014
Federal Circuit Grants Patent Term Adjustment After Allowance When Continued Examination Requested Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 1/16/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – January 16, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 1/16/2014
Registering Your Trademark with the Trademark Clearinghouse – Is Your House in Order? Dickinson Wright PLLC 1/16/2014
Grocery and C-Store Liquor and Wine Sales Prohibition Upheld McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 1/16/2014
Focus on Savings Opportunities: Merchandise Processing Fees Eliminated for Pharmaceutical and Civil Aircraft Imports from Certain Fee Trade Partner Countries Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 1/15/2014
The New gTLD Program: Latest Updates on Brand Protection and the Trademark Clearinghouse Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 1/15/2014
Supreme Court to Address Induced Patent Infringement and Indefiniteness in Patent Claims Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 1/15/2014
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Announces Major Settlement with Apple Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 1/15/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – January 15, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 1/15/2014
Privacy Monday – January 13, 2014 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 1/15/2014
Ninth Circuit (Finally) Rejects Presumption of Irreparable Harm in Trademark Preliminary Injunction Context Greenberg Traurig, LLP 1/14/2014
Financial Services Legislative and Regulatory Update - January 13, 2014 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 1/14/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – January 14, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 1/14/2014
Judge Rules in Favor of DOJ Finding Bazaarvoice / PowerReviews Merger Anticompetitive (Department of Justice) McDermott Will & Emery 1/13/2014
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Requests Comment on Staff Advisory Regarding the Applicability of Transaction Level Requirements Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 1/11/2014
California Court of Appeal Rules that State Law Claims for Alleged Misuse of the Term 'Organic' on Food Products Are Preempted by Federal Law Greenberg Traurig, LLP 1/10/2014
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Staff Extends No-Action Relief for Transaction-Level Requirements in Certain Cross-Border Situations Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 1/10/2014
ArthroCare to Pay $30 Million Fine to Settle Department of Justice (DOJ) Probe Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 1/10/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – January 10, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 1/10/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – January 9, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 1/10/2014
The High Price of Challenging a Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Decision in Virginia District Court Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 1/9/2014
Energy Regulators FERC (Federal Energy Regulatory Commission), CFTC (Commodity Futures Trading Commission) Finally Reach Proactive Understanding on Jurisdiction and Information Sharing McDermott Will & Emery 1/9/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – January 7, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 1/9/2014
Iran Sanctions: 2013 and Beyond Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 1/9/2014
Wyoming Again Takes the Lead in Fracking Regulation Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 1/9/2014
A Peek Around the Curtain: A False Claims Act Settlement for Avoiding Customs Charges Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 1/9/2014
FTC (Federal Trade Commission) Announces Several New Initiatives to Target Deceptive Advertising Claims for 'Fad' Weight-Loss Products Greenberg Traurig, LLP 1/9/2014
Sixth Circuit Spoils Milk Processor’s Win by Reinstating Class Action Alleging Conspiracy to Restrict Milk Supply Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 1/8/2014
Children's Online Privacy Protection (COPPA): New Year, New Requests to FTC For Investigation of Violations Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 1/8/2014
Houston, We Have a Problem: City Petitions the US Supreme Court to Register Its Official Seal as a Trademark Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 1/8/2014
ECR (Export Control Reform) Episode VIII: New Rules for the New Year Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 1/8/2014
Senate Passes an Antitrust "Whistleblower" Protection Bill Dickinson Wright PLLC 1/8/2014
Mississippi Government Rescinds Executive Order Requiring Blue Cross of Mississippi to Grant "In Network" Status to Excluded Hospitals Dickinson Wright PLLC 1/8/2014
2014 Transfer Pricing Resolutions McDermott Will & Emery 1/8/2014
Hearing Held on Pennsylvania's Novel "Any Willing Insurer" Legislation Dickinson Wright PLLC 1/8/2014
Can an Emoticon be Protected as a Trademark? Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 1/8/2014
Department of Commerce Announces Opportunity to Request Administrative Review of Antidumping Duty Order on Wooden Bedroom Furniture from China Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 1/7/2014
7th Circuit Suggests Filed Rate Doctrine May Not Apply to Claims Related to Illinois Property/Casualty Rates Dickinson Wright PLLC 1/7/2014
Is There a Maverick in the House? The FTC’s (Federal Trade Commission) Resolution of the Fidelity National Financial – Lender Processing Services Deal Suggests Commissioner Wright Is One Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 1/7/2014
Patent Families Re: Patent Applications Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 1/7/2014
Does Wireless Media Innovations Have a Lock on Tracking Shipping Containers in a Shipping Yard? Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 1/7/2014
International Trade Commission Initiates Sunset Review on Ball Bearings from Japan and the United Kingdom Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 1/7/2014
Barclays Motion to Dismiss Claims Raises Significant Issues About FERC (Federal Energy Regulatory Commission) Jurisdiction Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 1/6/2014
Recent Alcohol Liability Decision Focuses on Insurance Policy Terms McDermott Will & Emery 1/6/2014
Children's Online Privacy Protection (COPPA): “Knowledge-Based Authentication” Method Approved by Federal Trade Commission Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 1/5/2014
CRACKER BARREL on Cheese and Ham—Likely to Cause Consumer Confusion Kraft Brands Food Group v. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store McDermott Will & Emery 1/5/2014
New Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Petitions Filed on Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Products from China and Taiwan Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 1/3/2014
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Issues Advisory Concerning Commodity Trading Advisors and Swaps Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 1/3/2014
Trade Dress, Sovereign Immunity, World Politics and R.60 Collide: Bell Helicopter Textron Inc. v. Islamic Republic of Iran McDermott Will & Emery 1/3/2014
Google Books Is Fair Use and Provides “Significant Public Benefits” Authors: Guild, Inc. v. Google, Inc. McDermott Will & Emery 1/3/2014
Report on Russia’s Implementation of the World Trade Organization (WTO) Agreement Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 1/2/2014
Design Patent Case Digest W.Y. Industries, Inc. v. Kari-Out Club LLC Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 1/2/2014
People's Bank of China (PBOC) Pledges Financial Support for China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 1/1/2014
Recent Copyright Cases Filed in Georgia - December 2013 Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 12/31/2013
Dealing with Personal Information at the Water’s Edge… Re: U.S. Safe Harbor Program Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/31/2013
A Short-Lived Victory for Generic Manufacturers? – Part 2 Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 12/31/2013
Actions Under § 337 Based on Inducement Require the Existence of Direct Infringement Prior to Importation McDermott Will & Emery 12/31/2013
SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission) Reportedly Investigating CalPERS’ Stock Trades Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 12/30/2013
Old Compound + Known Purpose + Prior Art Concentrations = Obvious Re: IP Litigation McDermott Will & Emery 12/30/2013
Claim Construction in Post-Grant Proceedings [VIDEO] Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 12/27/2013
Changes to Implement the Patent Law Treaty Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 12/27/2013
Design Patent Case Digest: High Point Design LLC and Meijer, Inc., Sears Holding Corp. and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Buyers Direct, Inc. Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 12/26/2013
U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) Releases Report on Effects of Proposed North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) Changes Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 12/24/2013
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Approves Consent Order Regarding “Made in USA” False Claims Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 12/23/2013
Keeping Third Party Communications Protected by the Attorney-Client Privileged McDermott Will & Emery 12/23/2013
Financial Services Legislative and Regulatory Update - December 23, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 12/23/2013
What's the Big Deal About Trademark Registration Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 12/21/2013
Federal Circuit issues opinion in Suprema, Inc. v. International Trade Commission Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 12/20/2013
Is Section 1506 Manifestly Irrelevant? Re: Foreign Bankruptcy Greenberg Traurig, LLP 12/20/2013
Regulators Approve Final Volcker Rule Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 12/20/2013
Recent Trademark Cases Filed in Georgia Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 12/19/2013
Final Rule: Changes to Implement the Patent Law Treaty Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 12/19/2013
Plaintiffs Hit an Illinois Brick Wall: Indirect Purchasers of iPhone Apps Lack Standing to Bring Antitrust Suit Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 12/19/2013
Thinking of Imposing a Nationwide Non-Compete on Employees Who Never Had Any Personal Contact With Your Clients? Think Again. Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 12/19/2013
Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) changes expected in January 2014 Greenberg Traurig, LLP 12/19/2013
Northern District of Illinois Court Certifies Class in Hospital Merger Antitrust Lawsuit McDermott Will & Emery 12/19/2013
Are You Ready for the Coming Explosion of Cybersquatting? Dickinson Wright PLLC 12/19/2013
Patent Office Board Takes a Bite out of Apple’s IPR (inter partes review) Challenge of VirnetX Patents Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 12/19/2013
On the Eighth Day of Privacy, My Mobile Apps Know Everything About Me . . . Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 12/19/2013
European Commission Investigates Exemption from Renewable Energy Surcharge for Energy-Intensive Companies in Germany McDermott Will & Emery 12/19/2013
International Trade Commission (ITC) Votes to Continue Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders on Hot-Rolled Steel from Several Countries Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 12/18/2013
Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) Confirms Change in Economic Behavior is Required to Prove Trade Mark Dilution McDermott Will & Emery 12/18/2013
Actions Under § 337 Based on Inducement Require Existence of Direct Infringement Prior to Importation McDermott Will & Emery 12/17/2013
De Facto Exclusive Dealing: What a Difference a Day Makes Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 12/17/2013
Longest-Ever Antitrust Prison Sentence Imposed Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 12/17/2013
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Amendments to Premerger Notification Rules: The Who, What & Why Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 12/17/2013
International Trade Commission (ITC) Pilot Program Promotes Early Disposition of Investigations Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 12/17/2013
Court of Appeal Confirms High Court Decision and Finds no Copyright Infringement in Software With Same Functionality McDermott Will & Emery 12/16/2013
Appeal of Decision Invalidating NLRB’s (National Labor Relations Board) ‘Quickie Election’ Rule Withdrawn Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/14/2013
Concurrent Resolution of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), Export Controls and Sanctions Violations Demonstrates Close Cooperation of Federal Agencies Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 12/14/2013
New Jersey Settles Alleged COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act) Violation Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/14/2013
Price-Fixing Executive Dealt Tough Sentence for Role in Cartel McDermott Will & Emery 12/14/2013
Lights, Camera …Action on Your Website Documents Re: Terms and Conditions McDermott Will & Emery 12/13/2013
Clouds on the Horizon for Claim Purchasers in the Third Circuit Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 12/13/2013
Paging Mr. Charbucks… Re: Trademark Infringement Dickinson Wright PLLC 12/12/2013
On the Fourth Day of Privacy, the Internet Gave to Me…. Re: Personal Information Online Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 12/12/2013
Michelle Lee Becomes (Acting) Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 12/12/2013
Department of Commerce Reinstates Antidumping Duty Orders on Ball Bearings from Japan and the United Kingdom Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 12/12/2013
Supreme Court takes up CLS Bank v. Alice – Clarification or More Obfuscation To Come? Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 12/12/2013
Ohio Appellate Court Sporks Plaintiff in Plastic Cutlery Non-Compete Dispute Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/12/2013
Organic Farmers Effected by Farm Bill Extension Varnum LLP 12/11/2013
Energy and Environment Update December 9, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 12/11/2013
Collection of Email Addresses in Credit Card Transactions May Be Prohibited by California Law Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 12/10/2013
Either Way You Say it, It’s Unauthorized: Mass. Federal District Court Declines to Dismiss Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) Claim Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/9/2013
USDA (U.S. Department of Agriculture) Finalizes Import Regulations for “Mad Cow Disease” Varnum LLP 12/9/2013
Financial Services Legislative and Regulatory Law Update Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 12/9/2013
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Delays Transaction-Level Requirements for Certain Non-US Swap Dealer Transactions Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 12/8/2013
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CTFC) Open Meeting on Proprietary Trading and Block Trading Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 12/8/2013
National Futures Association (NFA) Issues Guidance on Affirmation Process for Commodity Pool Operator (CPO) or Commodity Trading Advisor (CTA) Exemptions and Exclusions Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 12/7/2013
Paris-based International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Launches New Mediation Rules McDermott Will & Emery 12/7/2013
Dormant Commerce Clause Update – 4th Circuit Panel Talks Trash Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 12/6/2013
$2.3 Million Trial Verdict Against Newegg Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 12/6/2013
Personalized Products Companies and the Consumer Product Safety Act Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 12/6/2013
Sub-Saharan Africa's Performance in this Year's Corruption Perception Index Greenberg Traurig, LLP 12/6/2013
U.S. Supreme Court Denies Certiorari to Review New York’s Click-Through Nexus Law McDermott Will & Emery 12/5/2013
Are Your Robocalls Legal? Following Federal Law May Not Be Enough McDermott Will & Emery 12/5/2013
Latin American Region Environmental Report: Peru Highlights (Volume III 2013) Beveridge & Diamond PC 12/5/2013
Latin American Region Environmental Report: Mexico Highlights (Volume III 2013) Beveridge & Diamond PC 12/4/2013
The Dark Cloud Over Nordstrom’s Black Friday: California Law May Prohibit Retailers from Collecting Email Addresses at Checkout Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 12/4/2013
To Search or Not to Search? Re: Patent Applications Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 12/4/2013
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Commissioner Wright Renews Calls for Section 5 Guidelines McDermott Will & Emery 12/4/2013
SCOTUS Grants Certiorari in Case Which Acknowledged Confusion Over Timeliness Requirement for Filing a Copyright Infringement Claim Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. 12/4/2013
European Union (EU) National Courts May Have to Order Recovery of State Aid Before European Commission Makes Final Decision McDermott Will & Emery 11/27/2013
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Focuses Enforcement Efforts on Health Care, Technology and Energy Sectors McDermott Will & Emery 11/25/2013
District Court Declines to Certify Damages Subclass in NCAA Case McDermott Will & Emery 11/20/2013
Illinois Supreme Court Ruling Invalidates "Amazon" Sales Tax Law Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. 11/20/2013
Chinese Acquisition of US Technology: Export Regulation and Foreign Investment Issue Spotting Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 11/19/2013
Appellate Decision Sets Stage for Next Skirmish in the Apple vs. Samsung Smartphone Wars McDermott Will & Emery 11/19/2013
U.S. Senators Debate Toughening Cartel Penalties McDermott Will & Emery 11/19/2013
Export Control Changes Affecting Aircraft Industry Take Effect Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 11/19/2013
Six Enforcement Actions Brought Challenging Environmental Product Claims Allegedly Failing To Comply With the FTC's (Federal Trade Commission) 'Green' Guides Greenberg Traurig, LLP 11/19/2013
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Broadens Notification Requirements for Transfers of Pharmaceutical Patent Rights Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 11/19/2013
Follow-On Private Antitrust Damage Suits In the EU: The Netherlands Experience Greenberg Traurig, LLP 11/19/2013
Appreciability Analysis: Does the Future of an EC (European Competition) Law Doctrine Hang in the Balance? Greenberg Traurig, LLP 11/19/2013
Privacy Law Monday – November 18, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 11/18/2013
No Avoiding BPCIA (Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act) For Biosimilars: No Patent Declaratory Judgment Action Before Biosimilars Application Is Filed Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 11/18/2013
Pay-for-delay to Stay FTC’s (Federal Trade Commission) Top Priority McDermott Will & Emery 11/18/2013
Heartburn for Drug Manufacturers: "Reverse Payment" That Did Not Include a Monetary Payment Held Actionable Under the Antitrust Laws Greenberg Traurig, LLP 11/18/2013
Pricing Practices – Latest UK Developments Greenberg Traurig, LLP 11/17/2013
Final Rules Adopted, Making More Pharmaceutical Patent Transfers Subject to the HSR (Hart-Scott-Rodino) Act: Increased Review Raises Importance of Valuation Greenberg Traurig, LLP 11/17/2013
U.S. Antitrust Agencies Issue Model Waiver of Confidentiality Greenberg Traurig, LLP 11/17/2013
A Giant Leap: EU-China Bilateral Investment Treaty Negotiations to Be Launched Formally McDermott Will & Emery 11/17/2013
Applying Aspen Skiing, Tenth Circuit Finds Microsoft Not Liable For Terminating Dealings with a Competitor Greenberg Traurig, LLP 11/16/2013
European Union (EU) Trade Reporting to Begin in February 2014 Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 11/16/2013
Assistant Attorney General Baer Reports on Recent Developments in DOJ Remedies and Enforcement Policies Greenberg Traurig, LLP 11/16/2013
Export Control Reform (ECR) Series Episode VII: Livin’ in a Materials World – Changes to US Munitions List Category XIII Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 11/16/2013
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Institutes Proceeding to Determine Whether Idaho Power Company Can Continue to Sell at Market-based Rates 11/16/2013
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Issues Cross-Border Transactions Advisory Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 11/16/2013
EU Merger Control and Minority Shareholdings: Time to Plug the Enforcement Gap? Greenberg Traurig, LLP 11/16/2013
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Issues Guidance Regarding Swap Execution Facilities Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 11/15/2013
Healthcare Provider Fees May Constitute Kickbacks Even Without Direct Referrals McDermott Will & Emery 11/15/2013
North Carolina General Assembly to Study Market Based Principals in Health Care: Sustainability and Transparency Poyner Spruill LLP 11/15/2013
Filed Rate Doctrine Derails Antitrust Claim Against Health Insurer Dickinson Wright PLLC 11/15/2013
Major League Baseball’s Antitrust “Exemption” Is Immune From Judicial Overrule Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 11/14/2013
“Any Willing Insurer” Legislation Introduced in Pennsylvania Dickinson Wright PLLC 11/14/2013
Expanded HSR Rules Require Reporting of Pharmaceutical Patent Exclusive Licenses, All Exclusive Deals Called "Potentially Reportable" By FTC Schiff Hardin LLP 11/14/2013
Bill Seeking to Repeal the McCarran Ferguson Act’s Antitrust Exemption Introduced in Congress Dickinson Wright PLLC 11/13/2013
Second Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Antitrust Case Against Insurance Services Office Dickinson Wright PLLC 11/13/2013
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Proposes Revised Position Limit Rules Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 11/12/2013
Auction Rigger Enters Guilty Plea McDermott Will & Emery 11/12/2013
Italian Competition Authority Releases New Guidelines on Competitive Bids McDermott Will & Emery 11/12/2013
House Mark Distinguishes Secondary Mark Re: Fashion Branding Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 11/11/2013
New Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Rules Will Require More Filings for Pharmaceutical Patent Transfers: Increased Review Raises Importance of Valuation Greenberg Traurig, LLP 11/11/2013
International Investment in the US [VIDEO] Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 11/9/2013
Foreign Listed Stock Index - Futures and Options Approvals Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 11/9/2013
U.S. Government Decides to Continue Duties for Five More Years on Welded Steel Pipe from China Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 11/9/2013
Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Rules Expand For Pharmaceutical Licensing Agreements Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 11/8/2013
Is This Really a Job for the Trademark Office? Re: Redskins Football Dickinson Wright PLLC 11/8/2013
Supreme Court of Ohio Clarifies Beer and Wine Franchise Law McDermott Will & Emery 11/8/2013
Senate Approves Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Bill Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 11/8/2013
Final Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Rules Will Generate More Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Filings for Transfers of Pharmaceutical Patent Rights McDermott Will & Emery 11/8/2013
Office Supplies Surprise: Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Approves Office Depot-OfficeMax Merger McDermott Will & Emery 11/7/2013
Clothing Company Emory Group Files Complaint Alleging Copying By Upstart Competitor Kobty & Keane Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 11/7/2013
Sanofi-Aventis v. Pfizer – Possession and Appreciation Trump Structure Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 11/7/2013
Rash California Minors Get An Online “Eraser Button” Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 11/7/2013
J&J Will Pay $2.2 Billion and Enter 5-Year CIA to Settle Off-Label and Kickback Charges Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 11/7/2013
Timing is Everything — FTC Clears Office Max/Office Depot Merger Schiff Hardin LLP 11/6/2013
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Makes Second Attempt at Imposing Position Limits on Key Energy Commodities Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 11/6/2013
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Guidelines for Online Advertising Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. 11/6/2013
U.S. Government Decides Not to Impose Additional Duties on Imports of Hardwood Plywood from China Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 11/6/2013
What a Difference 16 Years Can Make: FTC (Federal Trade Commission) Approves Merger Between Office Superstore Giants Office Depot and OfficeMax Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 11/6/2013
The Oil and Gas Industry in Kurdistan Drives Forward 11/6/2013
Offshore Europe Showcases Internationalization of North Sea Oil and Gas Capabilities 11/6/2013
How Much “Intent” is Enough to Support an “Intent to Use” Trademark Application? Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 11/5/2013
Merger Made to Boost Anheuser-Busch Sales McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 11/5/2013
Federal Judge Denies Employer's Motion for Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) Despite Proving Likelihood of Success in Trade Secrets Claim Against Former Employee Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. 11/5/2013
Energy & Environmental Law Update - Week of November 4, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 11/5/2013
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Brings Enforcement Action over “Made in USA” Claims Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 11/5/2013
International Trade Commission (ITC): Protecting Intellectual Property in the US [VIDEO] Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 11/5/2013
Solar Bankruptcy Trustee Sues for $950 Million Varnum LLP 11/4/2013
Health Care Antitrust and the Supreme Court [VIDEO] Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 11/4/2013
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Adopts Final Rules for Ownership and Control Reports Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 11/4/2013
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Seeks Comments on TW SEF Available-to-Trade Certification Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 11/3/2013
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Adopts Enhanced Customer Protection Rules Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 11/2/2013
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) CFTC Adopts Rules Regarding the Protection of Collateral and Treatment of Securities in a Portfolio Margining Account in a Bankruptcy Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 11/2/2013
Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) Confirms Prior State Aid Cannot be Taken into Account by Public Authority To Justify Further Subsidies as Market Behaviour McDermott Will & Emery 10/31/2013
Hospital and Health System M&A Series: Developing a Hospital Transaction Strategy and Process McDermott Will & Emery 10/31/2013
Video Game Controller Manufacturer Scuf Gaming Files Patent Infringement Claim Against French Competitor BURN Controllers Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 10/30/2013
Can Britney Spears Ward Off Piracy? Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) 10/30/2013
New Heinz CEO presents Whopper of Conflict for McDonald's McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 10/30/2013
Canada’s ‘’Sister” Prior Art Law Differs From Ours, Eh! Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 10/30/2013
Republicans Press Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to Establish a Clear Standard for Section 5 of FTC Act McDermott Will & Emery 10/30/2013
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Votes 4-0 to Extend Public Comment Deadline on Two Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) Proposals Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/29/2013
Italy’s Competition Chair and Minister of Justice Confirm That ad hoc Compliance Programs Will Continue to be Considered as a Mitigating Factor McDermott Will & Emery 10/29/2013
Financial Services Legislative and Regulatory Update - October 28, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/28/2013
European Patent Office Eliminates “Two-Year Divisional” Rule Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 10/28/2013
China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) Launches Electronic Merger Filing System McDermott Will & Emery 10/28/2013
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to Regulate Brewers and Distillers That Sell Waste Grain for Animal Feed McDermott Will & Emery 10/28/2013
The H-1B Visa Program: Its Contradictory Perception And Why the U.S. Must Increase The Visa Cap Brooklyn Law School 10/26/2013
Support for Airlines Merger Grows McDermott Will & Emery 10/25/2013
Steve Jobs Patent on Multitouch User Interface is Affirmed by U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) in Re-exam Proceeding Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 10/24/2013
Environmental Challenges to Exporting Coal from the United States McDermott Will & Emery 10/24/2013
New Federal Communication Commission (FCC) Rules to Protect Telephone Consumers from Autodial/Robocalls Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 10/24/2013
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Reduces Patent Issue and Assignment Fees Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 10/23/2013
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the “Internet of Things”: Franchisor on the Hook Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/23/2013
States and Consumers Battle Tribal Payday Lenders Dickinson Wright PLLC 10/23/2013
New Developments in International Standards on Environmental, Occupation Safety, Compliance and Anti-Bribery Management Systems Greenberg Traurig, LLP 10/23/2013
Covenants Not To Compete – Fourth District of CA Considers A New Fine Question (Or Two) Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 10/23/2013
Good Guys Pest Control Files Complaint Against Competitor Allgood Pest Solutions Over "Good Guys of Pest Control" Slogan Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 10/23/2013
Legal Risk Management: What Every Manufacturer Should Do Now Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP 10/22/2013
Fracking in Europe – EU Parliament has voted to require Environmental Impact Assessments for shale gas developments Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 10/22/2013
Technology: Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Self-Regulatory Frameworks Regarding Online Behavioral Advertising Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP 10/22/2013
Top Whistleblower Settlements of 2013 – To Date Tycko & Zavareei LLP 10/21/2013
Software and Business Methods — Patentable Subject-Matter in Europe? Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/21/2013
Financial Services Legislative and Regulatory Law Update - October 21, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/21/2013
Penhall Company Files Complaint Against Competitor Southeast Grinding and Grooving Over "SGG" Trademark Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 10/19/2013
California Enacts New Data Privacy Laws Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 10/19/2013
Should We Worry About Safe Harbor Being Suspended Because of the National Security Agency’s (NSA) PRISM Program? Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/18/2013
China Opens Experimental Free-Trade Zone in Shanghai Armstrong Teasdale 10/18/2013
Northern District of California Certifies Indirect Purchaser Class in Cathode Ray Tubes (CRT) Case McDermott Will & Emery 10/18/2013
Towards Liquor Control: A Critical Analysis McDermott Will & Emery 10/17/2013
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Recent Developments: October 7, 2013 – October 10, 2013 Greenberg Traurig, LLP 10/17/2013
Assistant Attorney General Addresses Antitrust Remedies in First Formal Remarks McDermott Will & Emery 10/16/2013
New Jersey Patent Case Involving Electronic Calling Cards Transferred to Northern District of Georgia Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 10/16/2013
Senator Markey Back in the Privacy Hunt: Google’s New Terms of Service Prompt Letter to Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/16/2013
Whistleblower Claims up the Ante: The Risks of Improper Customs Declarations Can Surpass Typical Penalty Actions Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 10/16/2013
Detroit Nurses Object to Sixth Circuit Reviewing Class Certification Decision McDermott Will & Emery 10/15/2013
Takata Corp. Agrees to Pay $71.3 Million Fine for Its Role in Alleged Price-Fixing and Bid-Rigging in the Automotive Parts Industry McDermott Will & Emery 10/15/2013
Office of Fair Trading (OFT) Investigates Pricing Restrictions in Sale of Mobility Scooters and Sports Bras Greenberg Traurig, LLP 10/14/2013
Shanghai Pilot Free Trade Zone (PFTZ) Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 10/11/2013
Updated Oral Statement Guidance for Leniency Applicants in a Cartel Investigation McDermott Will & Emery 10/10/2013
The European Court of Justice Overturns, Unfreezes EU Iran Sanctions Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 10/10/2013
Politics and Consequences: An Update on U.S. Sanctions Against Iran Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 10/9/2013
Employees Who Download Trade Secrets As They Head Out the Door Can Be Guilty of TS Theft, Even Before They Make Use of the Information Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 10/9/2013
Export Control Reform (ECR) Series Episode VI: The One With Ewoks (And New Rules On Satellites) Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 10/9/2013
Division of Investment Management Issues Guidance Regarding Certain Disclosure and Compliance Matters for Funds That Invest in Derivatives Vedder Price 10/8/2013
Dow Chemical Co. Secures Stay, Will Challenge Calculation of Treble Damages on Appeal McDermott Will & Emery 10/8/2013
U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) Taps New Administrative Law Judge and Office of Unfair Import Investigations (OUII) Director Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 10/8/2013
Tweet: No Antitrust Problems Here McDermott Will & Emery 10/8/2013
Department of Energy Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) Will Exercise Its Authority to Issue Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Grants to Venture Capital Majority-Owned Small Businesses Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/7/2013
Financial Services Legislative and Regulatory Update - Week of October 7, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/7/2013
Pop-Ups and Kiosks, and Carts – Oh My! Specialty Leases Take Shopping Centers by Storm von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 10/7/2013
Growing Michigan Agricultural News - Third Quarter 2013 Varnum LLP 10/5/2013
Update on Government Shutdown's Impact on Trade Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 10/5/2013
Solar Energy Industries Association Proposes Compromise Plan for U.S. - China Solar Conflict McDermott Will & Emery 10/4/2013
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Initiates Inquiry Into Patent Assertion Entities McDermott Will & Emery 10/4/2013
Department of Energy Authorizes Fourth Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Facility to Export to Non-Free-Trade Agreement Countries Schiff Hardin LLP 10/3/2013
Federal Circuit Clarifies Test for Obviousness of Design Patents Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 10/3/2013
Reminder: October 16 Is the Effective Date for the FCC’s Written Consent Rule for Prerecorded Telemarketing Calls and Autodialed Telemarketing to Cellphones Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/3/2013
U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) Upholds Its 100-Day Pilot Program: Certain Products Having Laminated Packaging and Components Thereof McDermott Will & Emery 10/3/2013
Antitrust Agencies Announce Contingency Plans for Shutdown: Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Filings Should Be Submitted but Investigations May Be Limited Greenberg Traurig, LLP 10/3/2013
SINUSENSE and SINUCLEANSE Not Likely to Cause Consumer Confusion in Trademark Litigation Case: Water Pik, Inc. v. Med-Systems, Inc. McDermott Will & Emery 10/2/2013
Supplier’s Offer to Make Commercial Embodiment for Patentee Before Critical Date Results in On-Sale Bar: Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc. v. Sunbeam Products, Inc. McDermott Will & Emery 10/2/2013
US Government Shutdown – What it Means for Canadians Altro Levy LLP 10/2/2013
The Problem of Mailbox Patents and Patent Term in Brazil Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 10/2/2013
3 Trademark Tips for Entrepreneurs Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 10/2/2013
$20 Million Settlement in In re: High-Tech Employee Antitrust Litigation, a Non-Poaching Agreement Case McDermott Will & Emery 10/2/2013
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Department of Justice (DOJ) Accepting Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Filings During Shutdown McDermott Will & Emery 10/2/2013
The Government Shutdown’s Impact on Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Matters Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 10/2/2013
An Important Victory for Competitive Electricity Markets Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 10/1/2013
New Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) Rules Restrict Text Messages, Autodialed Calls, and Prerecorded Calls Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 9/30/2013
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Grants LCH.Clearnet Time-Limited No-Action Relief to Clear Swaps Executed on Designated Contract Markets (DCMs) or Swap Executed Facilities (SEFs) Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 9/30/2013
California, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), & Made in the USA Claims Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 9/27/2013
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Issues Long-Awaited Final Guidance on Mobile Medical Applications Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 9/27/2013
New Test in Illinois for Aircraft "Rolling Stock" Vedder Price 9/26/2013
Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Protocols During Potential U.S. Government Shutdown McDermott Will & Emery 9/26/2013
New York State Publishes Draft Certificate of Public Advantage Regulations McDermott Will & Emery 9/26/2013
Governor Snyder of Michigan Travels to China on Trade Mission Varnum LLP 9/25/2013
Hotels and Online Travel Companies Move to Throw Out Class Action Suit McDermott Will & Emery 9/25/2013
NCAA Argues For Dismissal of Athletes’ Latest Antitrust Complaint McDermott Will & Emery 9/24/2013
Financial Services Legislative and Regulatory Update - September 23, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 9/23/2013
EU Court Strikes Down Iran Asset Freeze Sanctions: Council of the European Union Urged to Act with more Rigour McDermott Will & Emery 9/23/2013
First Department Sustains Connecticut Unfair Trade Practices Act and Other Claims Against Subsidiaries and Officers of Lehman Brothers Based Upon An Allegedly Improper Asset Substitution on the Eve of the Lehman Brothers Collapse Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 9/23/2013
Final Rule on the Unique Device Identification System to be Published Next Week Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 9/21/2013
Federal Court Rules That Patent Infringement Can Violate Antitrust Laws Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 9/20/2013
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Seeks Public Comment on Proposed kidSAFE Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule (COPPA) Safe Harbor Program Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 9/19/2013
Copyright + Trade Dress = Solid Combination For Furniture Manufacturers Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 9/18/2013
Taxpayer Risks and Rewards From Unconstitutional State Tax Legislation McDermott Will & Emery 9/18/2013
Good Technology: Airwatch's Defamation Claim in Georgia was Compulsory Counterclaim in California Patent Infringement Action Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 9/18/2013
Technology: Regulatory Guidance for Digital Advertising Disclosures Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP 9/17/2013
Trade Secrets of the Assault Rifles in Florida Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 9/17/2013
Financial Services Legislative and Regulatory Update - September 16, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 9/16/2013
Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) Addresses Unverified List (UVL) Concerns by Amending the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 9/14/2013
Environmental Implications of United States Department of Energy's (DOE) Approval of Fourth Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Export Project Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 9/14/2013
U.S. Government to Investigate India’s Trade and Investment Restrictions McDermott Will & Emery 9/13/2013
Sun Capital Partners: Some Alternative Perspectives Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 9/13/2013
Fourth Circuit Decision Highlights Risk of Personal Liability for Copyright Infringement Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 9/13/2013
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Action Against Marketer of "Internet of Things" Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 9/12/2013
Number Four – Department of Energy (DOE) Approves LNG Exports for Cove Point Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 9/12/2013
The Draft EU Data Protection Regulation: Where Are We Now, and Where Are We Going? Greenberg Traurig, LLP 9/12/2013
Internet Peeping Toms and The Internet of Things Face New Hurdles: Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Settles with TRENDnet, Inc. Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 9/12/2013
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Invites You to Comment on Another Children's Online Privacy Protection (COPPA) Verifiable Parental Consent Method Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 9/11/2013
Comments on Recent Changes to the Trademark Law of the People's Republic of China Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 9/11/2013
New Disclosure Guidance for Non-Traded Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. 9/10/2013
US International Trade Commission (USITC) Public Hearing on Digital Trade in Moffett Field, California on September 25th – Requests to Attend Due September 12, 2013 Greenberg Traurig, LLP 9/10/2013
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to Begin New Pilot Programs Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 9/10/2013
Best Buy Wins and Loses Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) Price Fixing Trial McDermott Will & Emery 9/10/2013
California Supreme Court Holds Insurers are Subject to Unfair Competition Claims in Zhang Case Dickinson Wright PLLC 9/10/2013
Failure to Adequately Allege Lack of Supply Cross-Elasticity Dooms Attempted Monopolization Action to "Quick Look" Dismissal Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 9/9/2013
Blue Cross Gets Big Early Victory in Antitrust MDL Proceeding Dickinson Wright PLLC 9/9/2013
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) Can Assert a Plethora of Penalties That Are Stated In the Internal Revenue Code McDermott Will & Emery 9/9/2013
Manufacturer Loses Landmark Chinese Antitrust Lawsuit Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 9/9/2013
California Approves Final Green Chemistry Regulations, Disapproves Key Trade Secret Provisions Beveridge & Diamond PC 9/9/2013
Export Control Reform (ECR) Series Episode V: Revisions to Naval Vessel and Military Vehicle Controls – A Regulatory Sea (and Land) Change Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 9/7/2013
Does Fixed Fee Pricing Fix Market Pricing Inefficiency, but Cost More than Is Saved? Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 9/7/2013
Bilateral Investment Treaties - The Dutch Gold Standard Greenberg Traurig, LLP 9/6/2013
Fixing a Broken Brokering Definition: Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) Eases International Traffic in Arms Regulations' (ITAR) Regulatory Burden for Brokers and Brokering Activities Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 9/5/2013
In Re Insurance Brokerage Antitrust Litigation Finally Concludes Dickinson Wright PLLC 9/5/2013
Decision on Elusive “Inevitable Disclosure” Doctrine Underscores Key Steps to Protect Company Information Barnes & Thornburg LLP 9/5/2013
More Courts Weigh In On The Controversy Of Using “All Natural” with Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 9/4/2013
UK Competition Commission Provisionally Finds Anti-Competitive Features in Privately-Funded Health Care McDermott Will & Emery 9/4/2013
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Addresses Fuel Obligations of Capacity Resources in ISO New England Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 9/4/2013
China Intensifies Scrutiny of Multinational Pharmaceutical Companies McDermott Will & Emery 9/4/2013
Fifth Circuit Reverses $25 Million Damages Award Against Pilgrim’s Pride McDermott Will & Emery 9/3/2013
American Axle Defeats Trade Secret Lawsuit by Dana Re: Automotive Parts Suppliers Varnum LLP 9/3/2013
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Issues Interpretation of “Actual Delivery” Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 9/1/2013
Virginia Supreme Court to Clarify Business Conspiracy Statute in Case Brought by Franchisee Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 8/30/2013
CDA Wealth Consulting v. Global One Re: Insurance Litigation Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 8/30/2013
“Natural” Labeling on the Decline? Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 8/29/2013
The California "Food Court" Kicks the Proper Use Of The Term “Natural” To Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 8/29/2013
The Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) Controversy Continues to Swirl Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 8/28/2013
Use of The Term “Natural” In Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) California Legislation Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 8/28/2013
Antitrust Investigations in China: Putting Things in Perspective Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 8/28/2013
Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) Takes a Broad, “Generic” Approach to Actavis in Amicus Brief McDermott Will & Emery 8/28/2013
How to (Legally) Keep Competitors from Poaching Your Key Employees: Antitrust Law and Non-Poaching/Non-Solicitation Agreements McDermott Will & Emery 8/27/2013
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) Proposes Significant Amendments to Certificates of Conformity Rule Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 8/27/2013
Judge Refuses to Suspend Previous Apple, Inc. Ruling; Considers Limiting E-Book Negotiations McDermott Will & Emery 8/27/2013
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) & Green Advertising: Mattress Companies Settle FTC Allegations of Unsubstantiated “Volatile Organic Compounds" (VOC) Marketing Claims Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 8/26/2013
U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Reaches Unique Settlement with Phoebe Putney Health System Resolving Lengthy Hospital Merger Challenge McDermott Will & Emery 8/26/2013
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) Reiterates Position on Gluten-Free Claims McDermott Will & Emery 8/26/2013
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) Makes Daily Certificate of Label Approva (COLA) Information Available McDermott Will & Emery 8/24/2013
You Can Have a Say on a New Mechanism for Obtaining Verifiable Parental Consent under the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) Rule Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 8/23/2013
Lots of Little Things - Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Updates from the Federal Acquisition Circular Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 8/22/2013
Disfavored Purchaser Loses Robinson-Patman Act and Sherman Act Section 1 Claims Against Favored Buyer Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 8/22/2013
Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Expected to Expand Trusted Trader Program Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 8/22/2013
Export Control Reforms Leads to Changes in Permanent Import Regime of Defense Articles and Services Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 8/21/2013
China Hands Milk Producers the Largest Anti-Monopoly Violation Fine Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 8/21/2013
Use of Domain Names and Metatags Falls Under Comparative Advertising Directive McDermott Will & Emery 8/21/2013
European Union (EU) Targets Cyber Surveillance Exports and U.S. Considers Cyber Weapon Controls Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 8/20/2013
Microsoft’s “SkyDrive” Held To Infringe Sky’s UK and Community Trade Marks McDermott Will & Emery 8/20/2013
Practical Implications of Supreme Court's American Express Decision Confirming That Arbitration Agreements with Class Action Waivers are Enforceable Greenberg Traurig, LLP 8/20/2013
Antitrust Exclusive Dealing Claims Given "Short-Shrift" in Dismissal. How Long Is Short? An Analysis in Search of Context Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 8/20/2013
Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) Considers Genuine Use, Trade Mark Combinations and Colour Use McDermott Will & Emery 8/20/2013
China Takes Further Steps to Strengthen the Protection of Personal Information McDermott Will & Emery 8/19/2013
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Issues Final Guidance on Cross-Border Application of Swap Regulations Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 8/19/2013
White House Previews List of Incentives to Support Adoption of its Cybersecurity Framework 8/17/2013
Free(er?) Trade - US, EU and Canada Quibble Over Market Access and Domestic Preferences Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 8/16/2013
Antitrust and Competition Law Review 2013 Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 8/15/2013
More Recent Trademark Cases in the Georgia District Courts, Re: Tory Burch, Gyro King, American Deli, Yanmar Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 8/15/2013
FDA Issues New Rules on Gluten Labeling McDermott Will & Emery 8/15/2013
Recent Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) Announcements Effecting Label and Formula Applications McDermott Will & Emery 8/15/2013
FDA to Propose Rules to Address Foreign Supplier Verification Programs and Accreditation of Third-Party Auditors McDermott Will & Emery 8/15/2013
Texas Alcohol Regulators Provide Direct Shipping Option McDermott Will & Emery 8/14/2013
Recent Actions Show Companies Must Pay Attention to China's Anti-Monopoly Law Schiff Hardin LLP 8/14/2013
FDA “Action Level” for Arsenic in Apple Juice McDermott Will & Emery 8/14/2013
New Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Settlement Emphasizes Importance of Device Security and Sanitation von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 8/14/2013
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) Proposal on Industrial Alcohol McDermott Will & Emery 8/14/2013
Obama Administration Disapproves International Trade Commission's (ITC) Exclusion Order on Apple Products McDermott Will & Emery 8/14/2013
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) Ruling on Voluntary Serving Fact Labeling McDermott Will & Emery 8/14/2013
U.S. Medical Oncology Practice Sentenced for Use and Medicare Billing of Cancer Drugs Intended for Foreign Markets Greenberg Traurig, LLP 8/14/2013
Technology: The Legal Issues of Advertising Online and Through Social Media Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP 8/13/2013
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Addresses Tension Between the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) and Antitrust Law Dickinson Wright PLLC 8/13/2013
The European Commission’s Measures on Actions for Damages Caused by Infringements of the Competition Law Provisions Greenberg Traurig, LLP 8/13/2013
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Merger Guidance Roundup: Summer 2013 Greenberg Traurig, LLP 8/13/2013
Now That Hedge Funds Can Advertise, What Are Commodity Pools – Chopped Liver? Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 8/13/2013
It May Be Steel, but Its Supply is Elastic: Eleventh Circuit Rejects Market Definition That Fails to Account for Ease of Entry Greenberg Traurig, LLP 8/12/2013
Supreme Court Rules That Reverse-Payment Patent Litigation Settlements are Subject to Judicial Review Under the Antitrust Rule of Reason Greenberg Traurig, LLP 8/12/2013
Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) Releases Rule Enforcement Review of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and Chicago Board of Trade Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 8/12/2013
Resale Price Maintenance in China: Enforcement Authorities Imposing Large Fines for Anti-Monopoly Law Violations McDermott Will & Emery 8/11/2013
Still Standing: U.S. Court Upholds SEC Conflicts Minerals Rule Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 8/10/2013
Subtracting Plus Factors: First Circuit Finds Recycling Company’s Pleading Plausible Under Twombly Standard Greenberg Traurig, LLP 8/9/2013
Does District Court Dismissal of Declined Qui Tam Threaten Future Department of Justice (DOJ) False Claims Enforcement? Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 8/9/2013
What Export Control Reform Means for You - Episode IV: The New Definition of “Specially Designed” Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 8/9/2013
Ninth Circuit Decision Addresses Standards for Claim That Buyer Knowingly Received Unlawfully Discriminatory Prices in Violation of Robinson-Patman Act Greenberg Traurig, LLP 8/9/2013
What Export Control Reform Means for You - Episode III: Harmonizing Export Administration Regulations (EAR) Exceptions and International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) Exemptions Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 8/9/2013
Still Standing: U.S. Court Upholds Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Conflicts Minerals Rule Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 8/9/2013
Supreme Court Extends PLIVA Case to Preempt Certain Design Defect Claims Against Generic Drug Manufacturers Greenberg Traurig, LLP 8/9/2013
How Secure Is Your Retail Pop-Up Store? Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 8/9/2013
Mexico: U.S. Natural Gas Savior? Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 8/9/2013
Was AdChoices Just Flipped the (Twitter) Bird on Behavioral Targeting? Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 8/8/2013
Federal Energy Regulation Commission (FERC) Asks BP To Show Cause Why It Should Not Be Assessed a $28 Million Civil Penalty And Disgorge $800,000 In Unjust Profits Schiff Hardin LLP 8/8/2013
Dang v. San Francisco Forty Niners - Consumers Can Challenge Reebok's Exclusive NFL Apparel Deal Based Just on a Market of Garments Bearing NFL Team Logos Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 8/8/2013
Egg Producer Agrees to Pay $28 Million to Settle Price-Fixing Claims McDermott Will & Emery 8/8/2013
Checking Off the List: Department of Energy (DOE) Approves a Third Non-Free Trade Agreement (Non-FTA) Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Export Authorization Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 8/8/2013
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Testifies Before Congress on Impact of Patent Hold-up on Competition and Standard-Essential Patents McDermott Will & Emery 8/7/2013
Federal Jury Finds Horse Association Guilty of Antitrust Conspiracy and Monopolization McDermott Will & Emery 8/7/2013
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and Department of Justice (DOJ) Formalize a Collaborative Relationship to Facilitate Enforcement of Labor and Immigration Laws Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 8/7/2013
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) v. Wyndham: Wyndham Calls for Back-Up Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 8/7/2013
Lessons Learned from the GlaxoSmithKline Bribery Investigation Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 8/7/2013
D.C. District Court Upholds Dodd-Frank Conflict Minerals Rule Andrews Kurth 8/6/2013
Justice and Sustainability Greenberg Traurig, LLP 8/6/2013
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Defines 'Gluten-Free' Greenberg Traurig, LLP 8/5/2013
Financial Services Legislative and Regulatory Update - August 5, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 8/5/2013
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Defines “Gluten-Free” Barnes & Thornburg LLP 8/5/2013
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Grants Relief to Commodity Trading Advisor (CTA) and Investment Advisors (IA) from Swap Block Trade Aggregation Prohibition Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 8/4/2013
Doing Business In Latin America: Does Your Local Supplier Have Best Practices In Place So That Your Company Can Avoid Liability Under The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)? Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 8/3/2013
International Trade Commission Addresses Use of Standard-Essential Patents in Section 337 Investigations McDermott Will & Emery 8/2/2013
Healthcare and Data Exclusivity in Russia – One Year Later Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 8/2/2013
“Reverse Payment” Settlements Face Greater Antitrust Scrutiny Following U.S. Supreme Court Ruling in FTC v. Actavis McDermott Will & Emery 8/1/2013
Trade Secret or Patent -- The Choice is not Always Simple Greenberg Traurig, LLP 7/31/2013
Class Action Waivers in Arbitration Clauses are Enforceable Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 7/31/2013
State Aid Procedural Regulation Grants More Powers to the European Commission McDermott Will & Emery 7/31/2013
Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) Draft Guidance For Industry On Pre-Launch Activities Importation Requests: Dead On Arrival? Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 7/30/2013
Pay Per Click Advertising and Click Fraud: Common Issues Facing E-Commerce Businesses, 7th in Series Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. 7/30/2013
Department of Justice Launches an Antitrust Investigation into Pressure Pumping Services Used in Hydraulic Fracturing McDermott Will & Emery 7/30/2013
Keyword Advertising and the Effect of Trademark Law: Common Issues Facing E-Commerce Businesses, 6th in Series Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. 7/30/2013
New Mexico’s Approach to Attributional Nexus — Halfway There McDermott Will & Emery 7/29/2013
E-Mail Marketing and Managing Risk Under the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003: Common Issues Facing E-Commerce Businesses, 5th in Series Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. 7/29/2013
Drug Import Regulation: On the Brink of Historic Change Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 7/29/2013
The Potential for Universal Jurisdiction: Common Issues Facing E-Commerce Businesses, 4th in Series Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. 7/29/2013
Guide for International Counsel: US Pre-Trial Discovery in Europe McDermott Will & Emery 7/29/2013
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Issues Extension of Time-Limited No-Action Relief to Cooperatives Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 7/28/2013
Recycling Company Fined $4.5 Million for Illegal Export of Electronic Waste; Executives Receive Prison Sentences Beveridge & Diamond PC 7/28/2013
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Exercises Disruptive Trading Authority for the First Time Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 7/25/2013
Plaintiffs Abandon Putative Class Action Against Pfizer and Takeda over Protonix McDermott Will & Emery 7/25/2013
North Carolina Dentists Seek Rehearing En Banc After Losing Bid for Antitrust Immunity McDermott Will & Emery 7/25/2013
Department of Energy (DOE) Approves a Second LNG Export Project: A Sign of the Future? McDermott Will & Emery 7/24/2013
Oregon Court Upholds Vineyard's Conditional Use Permit Despite the "Wine" of Others Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 7/23/2013
Financial Services Legislative and Regulatory Update - July 22, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 7/23/2013
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Settles with HTC America Over Charges it Failed to Secure Smartphone Software Raymond Law Group LLC 7/23/2013
Qihoo 360 v. Tencent: A Landmark Decision under China's Anti-Monopoly Law Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 7/23/2013
Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Announces Targeted Examination Letter Regarding High-Frequency Trading Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 7/21/2013
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Issues Interpretive Guidance Regarding Certain Cross-Border Transactions Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 7/21/2013
China Life Science Laws and Regulations Update Greenberg Traurig, LLP 7/17/2013
Financial Services Legislative and Regulatory Update - July 15, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 7/17/2013
UK Trade Secrets Law - Ex-Employee Bites Back in Mosquito Net Case Greenberg Traurig, LLP 7/16/2013
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Formalizes Withdrawal and Refiling Process Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 7/16/2013
Pay-to-Play: Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Settles Enforcement Action Godfrey & Kahn S.C. 7/16/2013
A Book on Books: Southern District of New York (SDNY) Issues 160-Page Opinion Declaring that Apple Violated Section 1 of the Sherman Act by Conspiring to Raise E-Book Prices Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 7/16/2013
Identity Theft Red Flags Rules Godfrey & Kahn S.C. 7/15/2013
Wind Towers Shipping from Monroe, Michigan Varnum LLP 7/15/2013
American Airlines, US Airways Merger Faces Additional Challenges McDermott Will & Emery 7/13/2013
Federal Judge Finds that Apple Conspired to Raise E-book Prices McDermott Will & Emery 7/13/2013
New EU Regulation on Cosmetic Products Enters Into Force McDermott Will & Emery 7/13/2013
What Export Control Reform Means for You: Let Us Cl-EAR Up Changes to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) – Episode II: The First Change – Reevaluating your ITAR Aircraft Parts Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 7/12/2013
What Export Control Reform Means for You: Let Us Cl-EAR Up Changes to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) – Episode I: The Basics – Five Points to Remember about Export Control Reform Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 7/12/2013
The Internet, Food, Petroleum, and World Culture: Recent Updates to the Syria Sanctions Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 7/12/2013
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Staff Issues Guidance on the Conflict Minerals Rule Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 7/11/2013
European Union Antitrust Law and License Agreements: Proposed Changes to the Technology Transfer Block Exemption Regulation Threatens Several Widely-Used Contract Terms Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 7/11/2013
Tennessee Attorney General Holds that Tennessee Statute Prohibiting Preferences or Distinctions in Certain Insurance Transactions is Not Unconstitutional Dickinson Wright PLLC 7/10/2013
Germany Changes Merger Rules Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 7/9/2013
Using Covenants Not to Compete in the Health Care Industry Part 1 – Understand the Basics Poyner Spruill LLP 7/9/2013
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Penalizes Individual Investor for Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Violation Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 7/8/2013
Olympic and Beyond: Airworthiness as a Delivery Condition and the Importance of Acceptance Certificates Vedder Price 7/7/2013
Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Rules on Automatic Withdrawal of Filings Re: Trade McDermott Will & Emery 7/7/2013
Barry Diller to Pay $480,000 Fine for Failure to File Hart-Scott-Rodino Notification Re: Trade and Securities McDermott Will & Emery 7/7/2013
Italian Auto Insurers Being Investigated For Potential Antitrust Violations Dickinson Wright PLLC 7/7/2013
Health Insurers In Rhode Island and Western New York Sued By Providers For Alleged Antitrust Violations Dickinson Wright PLLC 7/6/2013
California Supreme Court To Decide Whether Insurers Are Subject to the California Unfair Competition Law Dickinson Wright PLLC 7/5/2013
Resurgent Use of Section 5 by Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Raises New Risks to Unwary Businesses — Commissioner Proposes Changes Schiff Hardin LLP 7/4/2013
Connecticut Auto Body Shops Awarded Millions in Connecticut Unfair Trade Practices Act Class Action Against The Hartford Dickinson Wright PLLC 7/4/2013
Claims of Providing Truthful Marketing Information to Airports Issuing Bids for Duty Free Shops Fails to Allege Actionable Conspiracy or Attempted Monopolization Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 7/3/2013
Foreign Trade Antitrust Improvements Act Defeats Claim Against Holder Of Patent Incorporated Into Industry Standard Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 7/2/2013
Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) Rules on Children's Online Privacy Effective Today: What You Need to Know if You Operate an Online Service Raymond Law Group LLC 7/2/2013
New Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) Rule Now In Effect Poyner Spruill LLP 7/1/2013
Federal Circuit Panel Affirms Finding of No Domestic Industry Based on Ongoing Litigation McDermott Will & Emery 7/1/2013
Revised Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Guide on ‘Red Flags’ Identity Theft Rule Published Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 7/1/2013
Avoiding Repricing Pitfalls Re: Private Equity McDermott Will & Emery 6/30/2013
European Commission Announces Proposals for Damages Actions and Collective Redress in Competition Actions Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 6/30/2013
Amended Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) Rule Compliance Deadline Approaching Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 6/29/2013
This Flea Market Needs a Real Coach, Re: Contributory Trademark Infringement McDermott Will & Emery 6/29/2013
Update on Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) Trade Secret Misappropriation Case: Judge Hillman Issues Narrow Interpretation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) Raymond Law Group LLC 6/29/2013
Buy American Redux - 15 Tips for Navigating the Buy American Maze Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 6/29/2013
Guide to Compliance with the Amended Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) Rule Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 6/28/2013
Abuse of Discretion for District Court to Deny Permanent Injunction in Patent Litigation Case McDermott Will & Emery 6/28/2013
U.S. Supreme Court Decision Puts Reverse Payment Settlements Under the Microscope Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 6/28/2013
New German Cartel Fine Guidelines McDermott Will & Emery 6/28/2013
Recent Federal and International Developments Good for California Cap and Trade Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 6/28/2013
Obtaining Legal Advice is Not a Shield Against Fines for Infringement of European Union (EU) Competition Rules McDermott Will & Emery 6/27/2013
American Express Co. v. Italian Colors Restaurant: A Class Action Waiver in an Arbitration Agreement Will Be Strictly Enforced Under the Federal Arbitration Act Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 6/26/2013
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Extends No-Action Relief for Certain Transactions and Trading Platforms Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 6/24/2013
Practical Implications of Supreme Court's American Express Decision Confirming That Arbitration Agreements with Class Action Waivers are Enforceable Greenberg Traurig, LLP 6/23/2013
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) v. Actavis: What Does It Mean for Reverse-Payment Settlements? Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 6/23/2013
$720,000 Civil Penalty for Failure to File Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) McDermott Will & Emery 6/23/2013
Client Alert: Reverse Payment Patent Settlements Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 6/22/2013
Supreme Court Holds That Reverse Payment Patent Settlements Are Subject to Antitrust Scrutiny Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 6/22/2013
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Commissioner Wright's Policy Statement Proposes FTC Act Section 5 Limitations McDermott Will & Emery 6/21/2013
“Reverse Payment” Settlements Subject to Greater Antitrust Scrutiny: Implications of Supreme Court FTC v. Actavis Ruling McDermott Will & Emery 6/21/2013
Supreme Court Upholds Class-Action Waivers in Antitrust Action in American Express Co. v. Italian Colors Restaurant Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 6/21/2013
Supreme Court Continues To Expand Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Preemption Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 6/21/2013
Supreme Court Finds Antitrust Scrutiny Applies to Pay-for-Delay Settlements Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 6/20/2013
Supreme Court Holds There Is No Free Pass for Pay for Delay Agreements Schiff Hardin LLP 6/20/2013
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Taking on Cybersecurity Risks for Medical Devices Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 6/20/2013
U.S. International Trade Commission Grants Injunctive Relief on Standard Essential Patent McDermott Will & Emery 6/20/2013
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Provides Guidance on Dodd-Frank Conflict Minerals Rule Andrews Kurth 6/20/2013
Market Integrity and Transparency (REMIT) Set to be Enforced in the UK McDermott Will & Emery 6/20/2013
U.S. Supreme Court Rules That ‘Reverse Payments’ in Hatch-Waxman Litigation Settlement Agreements Must Be Scrutinized Under Antitrust Laws Greenberg Traurig, LLP 6/19/2013
Supreme Court Declines to Hear Antitrust Case Leaving Uncertainty Regarding Customer Loyalty Programs Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 6/19/2013
FTC v. Actavis, Inc.: Supreme Court Rules That Reverse Patent Settlements May Violate Antitrust Laws Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 6/18/2013
Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) and Antitrust Are Aligned and Compatible, Says Commissioner Brill McDermott Will & Emery 6/16/2013
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Wins North Carolina Dental State Action Case McDermott Will & Emery 6/15/2013
Fourth Circuit & Federal Trade Commission (FTC): State Dental Board Subject to Federal Antitrust Laws in Teeth-Whitening Case Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 6/15/2013
Italian Competition Authority Mandatory Fee Due by 31 July 2014 McDermott Will & Emery 6/15/2013
European Union State Aid Investigation into German Renewable Energy Law McDermott Will & Emery 6/15/2013
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Commissioner Wright Weighs In On Loyalty Discount Programs McDermott Will & Emery 6/14/2013
Cybersecurity: FDA Risks for Medical Devices Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 6/14/2013
European Union’s Top Court Rules that Blanket Ban on Access to Antitrust Leniency Documents is not Permitted McDermott Will & Emery 6/14/2013
European Union (EU) Commission Published Proposals for Private Antitrust Litigation McDermott Will & Emery 6/13/2013
Fourth Circuit Holds State Agencies Operated by Market Participants Are Private Actors for State Action Purposes Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 6/12/2013
A Rising Voice on Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) Compliance: The Court Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 6/11/2013
Total Settlement of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) Charges Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 6/11/2013
Financial Services Legislative and Regulatory Update - Week of June 10, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 6/10/2013
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Staff Issues New and Extends Current No-Action Relief Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 6/10/2013
Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) Reminds Trading Permit Holders to Notify Exchange of Disciplinary Actions Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 6/10/2013
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Staff Issues FAQs on Conflict Minerals Reporting Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 6/6/2013
Stop Copyright and Trade Infringement At The Border Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 6/5/2013
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Wins Another "State Action" Case as 4th Circuit Finds State Board Can be a "Private Actor" Schiff Hardin LLP 6/4/2013
Unscrambling The Eggs and Other Menu Choices: Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Issues Final Orders in Anti-competition Matters Greenberg Traurig, LLP 6/2/2013
U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) Issues New Final Rules on Section 337 Investigation Practice and Procedure McDermott Will & Emery 6/2/2013
The Power of Plus Factors: Rational Business Behavior Leads to Dismissal of Conspiracy Claim Against Broker-Dealers in Second Circuit Greenberg Traurig, LLP 6/2/2013
High Court Injunctions - A Bitter Pill to Swallow for UK Antitrust Litigants Greenberg Traurig, LLP 6/2/2013
European Commission Proposes Incremental But Important Changes to European Union (EU) Technology Licensing Regime Greenberg Traurig, LLP 6/1/2013
Sunbeam Television Corp.'s Lawsuit Goes Down the Tube: Eleventh Circuit Denies Antitrust Standing For Customers Injured By a Monopolist Supplier Absent Potential Competitors Greenberg Traurig, LLP 6/1/2013
Common Sense Prevails Once Again: District Court False Claims Acts (FCA) Ruling Serves As Reminder That Whistleblowers Need to Prove Recklessness Too Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 6/1/2013
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Consent Order Prohibiting Exchanges of Nonpublic Competitive Information Among Competitors, Even Absent Agreement Greenberg Traurig, LLP 6/1/2013
Applying a "Rigorous Analysis," Supreme Court Reverses Class Certification in Antitrust Suit Because of No Showing that Damages Could be Measured on Class-Wide Basis Greenberg Traurig, LLP 5/31/2013
Privacy Regulators Take to the Web in Search of Deficient Privacy Policies Poyner Spruill LLP 5/31/2013
Senate Passes Bill that Would Allow Tribes to Collect Sales and Use Taxes on Internet Sales Greenberg Traurig, LLP 5/31/2013
Data Protection and Information Management: An Interview with Corporate Attorneys in Mexico Greenberg Traurig, LLP 5/30/2013
How Monsanto Applies to Nonagricultural Biotechnology Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 5/30/2013
Supremes Confirm Creditors Can Have Those “Little Talks”: U.S. Supreme Courts Decline Review of Eleventh Circuit Case Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 5/29/2013
Master Limited Partnership (MLP) Private Letter Rulings Issued in 2013 – A Busy Start to the Year! Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 5/29/2013
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Approves in Part PJM’s Proposed Changes to the Minimum Offer Price Rule Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 5/29/2013
Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) Labeling Amendment Rejected Overwhelmingly in the Senate MapLight 5/27/2013
Georgia District Court Grants Temporary Restraining Order in Phoebe Putney Litigation McDermott Will & Emery 5/26/2013
Mexico's Telecommunications' Reform Ready to be Signed by President Peña Nieto Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 5/26/2013
Non-Compete Agreements Aren’t for Everyone: The Necessity of Proving a “Legitimate Business Interest” Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 5/26/2013
Six Ways to do Business Overseas While Reducing the Perils of Future Litigation Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 5/25/2013
North Carolina Court of Appeals Orders Injunction In OB-GYN Covenant Not To Compete Case Poyner Spruill LLP 5/25/2013
Building an International Business Region Dickinson Wright PLLC 5/24/2013
Regulation of Aviation Operations Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 5/24/2013
Department of Energy Approves Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Export Authorization for Freeport LNG – A Win for LNG Exports? Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 5/24/2013
Chinese Trade Secrets Theft Hits U.S. Universities Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 5/23/2013
Federal Reserve Division Director Michael S. Gibson Testifies on Cross-Border Resolution Plans Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 5/19/2013
Patent Exhaustion Rejected: Patented Seed Purchaser Has No Right to Make Copies 5/19/2013
July 1, 2013 Children’s Online Privacy Protection (COPPA) Compliance Deadline is Approaching Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 5/18/2013
U.S. Customs and Border Patrol Expands Reconciliation Opportunities Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 5/18/2013
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Issues Fiscal Year 2012 Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Report McDermott Will & Emery 5/17/2013
Franchisees Who Faked Evidence In Court Case Permitted To Continue Litigating Armstrong Teasdale 5/17/2013
Base-Erosion and Profit-Shifting – Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Report McDermott Will & Emery 5/16/2013
Georgia Federal Court Seeks Guidance from the Georgia Supreme Court on the Application of the "Filed Rate Doctrine" to Rate Filings Made Pursuant to a "File and Use" Regulatory Scheme Dickinson Wright PLLC 5/16/2013
California Court Holds That the McCarran Ferguson Act Does Not "Reverse Preempt" Plaintiff's Rico Claims Against Insurer Dickinson Wright PLLC 5/16/2013
Enter, the APPS Act: Application Privacy, Protection and Security Act of 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 5/16/2013
Auto Insurer Trade Groups Applaud the Introduction of the "Parts Act" as a Step Towards Greater Competition in the Collision Parts Replacement Industry and Reduced Insurer Costs Dickinson Wright PLLC 5/16/2013
Lightlab Imaging v. Axsun Technologies and Volcano Raymond Law Group LLC 5/15/2013
California Court of Appeal Allows Injunction Under Unfair Competition Law To Prevent Horizontal Competitor From Diverting Business Through Unlawful Means Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 5/14/2013
A First for Fair, Reasonable and Non-Discriminatory (FRAND): Federal Court in Microsoft v. Motorola Sets FRAND Royalty Rates for Standard Essential Patents McDermott Will & Emery 5/10/2013
International Trade Commission Rules Lack of Domestic Industry Results in a Termination of Investigation Vedder Price 5/10/2013
Supreme Court Exhausts Copyright Owners' Rights in Gray Market Goods Dispute Vedder Price 5/9/2013
China Update Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 5/9/2013
When Are A Franchisor's Financial Performance Representations Actionable? Armstrong Teasdale 5/9/2013
$8 Million Penalty for Weak International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) Compliance: How the Price of Maintenance Beats the Cost of Repair Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 5/8/2013
China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC) Secession: What It Means For International Arbitration in China Greenberg Traurig, LLP 5/8/2013
Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) Gets Hot, Bothered on Iran and Cuba: How Economic Sanctions Work Today Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 5/8/2013
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA): No Delay Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 5/8/2013
U.S. Sanctions Target Russian Corruption, Human Rights Violations Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 5/8/2013
State Efforts to Restrict Health Insurer Use of “Most Favored Nation” Clauses in Provider Contracts Continue to Multiply Dickinson Wright PLLC 5/7/2013
New “Beast” Rules Lessen the Export Control Burden Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 5/7/2013
Food Defense Strategy Exchange Varnum LLP 5/6/2013
Western District of Washington Sets Fair, Reasonable, and Non-Discriminatory (FRAND) Royalty Rates and Range for Standard-Essential Patents (SEPs) McDermott Will & Emery 5/6/2013
"Buy American" Compliance Tips Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 5/6/2013
North Carolina Legislature Passes Prohibition on MFNs (Most Favored Nations Clauses) in Health Care Contracts McDermott Will & Emery 5/6/2013
Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) New Chairwoman Ramirez Says Health Care Continues To Be Top Priority McDermott Will & Emery 5/6/2013
China Law Update - Week of May 1, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 5/5/2013
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Staff Issues No-Action Letters Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 5/4/2013
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Updates Guidelines for Making Proper Disclosures in Digital Advertising McDermott Will & Emery 5/3/2013
Federal Jury Finds Executive Recruiter Guilty Stealing Trade Secrets From Former Employer In Order to Start Competing Business Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 5/2/2013
Can California Cap and Trade if Brussels Stumbles? Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 5/2/2013
Fourth Circuit Rejects Post-Trial Preclusion Ruling in Paper Towel “Stuffing” Saga McDermott Will & Emery 5/1/2013
Natural Gas Companies Settle Antitrust Suit Stemming from Joint Bidding McDermott Will & Emery 4/28/2013
Watt’s New? Michigan Energy News Varnum LLP 4/27/2013
Delaware Supreme Court Affirms Preclusive Effect of Non-Delaware Dismissals and Rejects Irrebuttable Presumption That a Derivative Plaintiff Who Fails to Conduct a Section 220 Inspection Is an Inadequate Representative Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 4/26/2013
Exporting Pure Michigan: Time for Michigan’s Energy Supply Chain to Look Abroad Varnum LLP 4/25/2013
War of Words Regarding Implementation of Amendments to Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 4/25/2013
Senate Approval of Marketplace Fairness Act Seems Imminent Dinsmore & Shohl LLP 4/24/2013
Updated Self-Disclosure Protocol Clarifies Disclosure Process and Obligations Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 4/23/2013
U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Updates Guidelines for Making Proper Disclosures in Digital Advertising McDermott Will & Emery 4/22/2013
Steve Antonakes, Acting Deputy Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Addresses Bankers Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 4/22/2013
Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and Intermarket Surveillance Group (ISG) Extend Effective Date for Certain Electronic Blue Sheet Data Elements Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 4/22/2013
Private Equity Firms Achieve Only Partial Dismissal of “Buying Club” Antitrust Lawsuit McDermott Will & Emery 4/22/2013
Court Finds Section 15(a) of the Exchange Act Only Applicable in Domestic Transactions Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 4/21/2013
Commodity Futures Trading Commission ("CFTC") Staff Issues No-Action Letters Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 4/21/2013
Department of Justice Narrows "Carve Out" Practice Regarding Corporate Plea Agreements Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 4/20/2013
Investment Regulation Update - April 2013 Greenberg Traurig, LLP 4/20/2013
Department of Justice (DOJ) Antitrust Division Announces Two Key Changes to its “Carve Out” Policy for Corporate Plea Agreements Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 4/19/2013
State and Commerce Publish Final Rules Defining “Specially Designed” Military End-Items and Creating a New Category XIX Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 4/18/2013
China’s Merger Control Rules Changing: Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) Publishes New Draft Regulations on Remedies and Simple Cases McDermott Will & Emery 4/18/2013
What are the Strategic Implications of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision in Genesis Healthcare v. Symczyk? Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 4/18/2013
Company Owners Personally Liable for $3.1 Million Withdrawal Liability Assessment — Owners’ Lease of Commercial Property to Company Constituted “Trade or Business” McDermott Will & Emery 4/17/2013
Deadline Approaches for Amending Compensation Committee Charters Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 4/17/2013
Commodity Futures Trading Commission ("CFTC") Grants No-Action Relief for End Users from Swap Reporting Requirements Schiff Hardin LLP 4/16/2013
Revisions to The European Union’s Trade Defence Instruments McDermott Will & Emery 4/16/2013
Requests for Suspension of EU Common Customs Tariff Still Under Consideration McDermott Will & Emery 4/16/2013
“Red Flag” Compliance Requirements Come to Investment Advisors, Broker-Dealers Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 4/15/2013
China Law Update Greenberg Traurig, LLP 4/13/2013
A New Front in The Patent Wars: The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) Asked for Guidance on Limits to Injunctive Relief McDermott Will & Emery 4/12/2013
A Primer on Policing Your Trademark Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 4/12/2013
Recent Changes Among Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Commissioners Likely Mean No New Initiatives Soon Schiff Hardin LLP 4/10/2013
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Amends Filing Requirements for Dually Registered Clearing Agencies Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 4/8/2013
The Italian Advance Pricing Agreements McDermott Will & Emery 4/8/2013
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Voids Certificates Approving Import of Over 70,000 Small Recreational Vehicles U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 4/7/2013
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Announces the Expansion of its Centers of Excellence and Expertise Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 4/7/2013
First-Ever Criminal Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) Charges Brought for the Importation and Sale of Hazardous Toys Beveridge & Diamond PC 4/7/2013
Global Transfer Pricing: U.S. Trending McDermott Will & Emery 4/7/2013
FTC Voids Confidentiality and Non-Compete Provisions in Non-Reportable Transaction and Requires Notification of All Future Transactions Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 4/5/2013
Supreme Court Hears Arguments on "Pay for Delay" Agreements Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 4/3/2013
A Simple Step to Ensure Your Company is Not Exporting to Iran Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 4/3/2013
Census Changes Foreign Trade Regulations: New Filing Requirements Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 4/3/2013
Chinese Ministry of Commerce (“MOFCOM”) Requests Public Comments on Draft Provisions Related to Remedies Imposed in Conditional Approvals Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 4/2/2013
European Commissions Launches First State Aid Investigations Into Football Clubs McDermott Will & Emery 4/2/2013
Supreme Court Comcast Decision Makes Antitrust Class Action Certification More Difficult McDermott Will & Emery 4/2/2013
Franchisee Audit Results in Trademark and Breach-of-Contract Action by California Closet Co. Against Franchisee and its Guarantor Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 4/2/2013
In Key Decision, Supreme Court Applies "Rigorous Analysis" to FRCP 23(b)(3) Class Determination in Reversing Class Certification Based on Lack of Showing That Damages Can Be Measured On Classwide Basis Greenberg Traurig, LLP 4/1/2013
Comcast v. Behrend Sets a Higher Bar for Class Certification Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 4/1/2013
SEC Approves on an Accelerated Basis FINRA Rule Change Relating to Margin Requirements for Credit Default Swaps Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 3/31/2013
Supreme Court Finds That “First Sale” Copyright Doctrine Applies to Works McDermott Will & Emery 3/30/2013
Apple Retail Stores Receive Trademark Protection Dickinson Wright PLLC 3/30/2013
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Punts on Closely Watched Request to Order a Shale Oil Pipeline Interconnection Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 3/29/2013
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Week in Review: March 11 - 15, 2013 Greenberg Traurig, LLP 3/29/2013
U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Class Certification in Comcast v. Behrend Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 3/29/2013
Japan’s Entry Into Trans-Pacific Partnership Free Trade Agreement (FTA) Raises Opportunities and Risks for US Companies McDermott Will & Emery 3/29/2013
Abuse of IP Rights Under China's Antitrust Rules: Recent Cases Have a Potentially Serious Impact McDermott Will & Emery 3/29/2013
Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Antitrust Issues with "Pay for Delay" Agreements Schiff Hardin LLP 3/28/2013
Raising the Bar: Supreme Court Holds Merits Inquiry Requires Link Between Plaintiff’s Liability and Damages Theories at Certification Stage of Class Action Case Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 3/28/2013
Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) Schemes: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 3/27/2013
Supreme Court Reverses Certification Order in Comcast Corporation v. Behrend Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 3/27/2013
Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument in "Pay-for-Delay" Patent Settlement Antitrust Case McDermott Will & Emery 3/27/2013
Born on the First of July: The Countdown to Illinois’ New Independent Tax Tribunal McDermott Will & Emery 3/27/2013
National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Obtains a Vital Win on Antitrust Challenge of Athletic Aid Rules Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 3/27/2013
From Silver Bullets to Bazookas: Workers’ Innovative Challenge to Wal-Mart’s Employment Practices St. John's University School of Law 3/26/2013
Supreme Court Narrows 'State Action' Immunity From Antitrust Laws Greenberg Traurig, LLP 3/26/2013
LEGO Builds TM and Breach-of-Contract Case on Allegations that Ex-Licensee Sold LEGO-Themed USB Drives after Sell-Off Period Ended Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/26/2013
India at the Crossroads McDermott Will & Emery 3/26/2013
By the Numbers: 7-Eleven Files 2 Trademark Lawsuits in Middle District of Georgia against 9 Total Defendants Regarding 6 Accused Sites Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/24/2013
Seizure of Electronic Data: European Commission Dawn Raid Inspection Guidance Revised McDermott Will & Emery 3/24/2013
U.S. Supreme Court Makes Price Differentiation Between Markets More Difficult for Copyright Owners Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP 3/22/2013
Africa Legal Update - March 21, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 3/22/2013
The Copyright Act’s “First Sale” Doctrine Applies to Works Lawfully Made Abroad and Imported to the United States McDermott Will & Emery 3/21/2013
Distribution in China – Legal Issues, Part IV. Drafting the Distribution Contract McDermott Will & Emery 3/20/2013
Brussels Court of Appeal Rules that Legal Professional Privilege Applies to In-house Counsel McDermott Will & Emery 3/20/2013
Suntech Closing Goodyear Solar Plant; Blames U.S. Solar Tariff Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 3/19/2013
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Lacks Authority Over Commodity Futures Contracts Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 3/19/2013
Massachusetts District Court Finds No Inference of Conspiracy Arising From Members of Standard Setting Organization Pursuing Self Interest In Refusing To Approve Plaintiff's Competing Technology Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 3/19/2013
DC Circuit: FERC Lacked Jurisdiction to Fine Amaranth Trader Hunter $30 Million CFTC Has Exclusive Jurisdiction over Natural Gas Futures Contracts Schiff Hardin LLP 3/18/2013
SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission) Risk Alert Identifies Common Adviser Custody Rule Deficiencies Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 3/18/2013
FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority) Amends Rules to Address Extraordinary Market Volatility Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 3/18/2013
Census Publishes Changes to Export Filing Requirements Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 3/17/2013
SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission) Approves Off-Balance Sheet Supplemental Schedule Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 3/17/2013
FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority) Changes Membership Application Fees Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 3/17/2013
New Antidumping Case Against Korean OCTG May Be More Than a Rumor This Time Greenberg Traurig, LLP 3/16/2013
Second Circuit Rules That Putative Auction Rate Securities Class Action Complaints Failed to Adequately Plead Antitrust Conspiracy Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 3/16/2013
Mary Jo White, Nominee for Chair of the SEC, Appears Before Senate Banking Committee Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 3/16/2013
Advertising & Marketing Alert - Are Your Ad Disclosures Clear and Conspicuous? The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Dictates Disclosures in Digital Advertising Barnes & Thornburg LLP 3/13/2013
Second Circuit Rules That Putative Auction Rate Securities Class Action Complaints Failed to Adequately Plead Antitrust Conspiracy Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 3/13/2013
The Microsoft Internet Explorer Saga: Microsoft Fined €561 Million for Failure to Keep Promises McDermott Will & Emery 3/13/2013
Buyer Beware: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Stymies Wayzata Investment Fund’s Power Plant Acquisition Plans 3/12/2013
U.S. Court of Appeals (2nd Circuit) Orders Argentina To Submit Proposal For Alternative Payment Plan To Avoid Debt Default... Again Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 3/12/2013
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Staff Report Shines a Light on the Treacherous Road Ahead for Mobile Payments Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 3/12/2013
South Carolina Insurance Commissioner Approves WellCare's Acquisition Of UnitedHealth Of South Carolina's Medicaid Business Dickinson Wright PLLC 3/11/2013
Illinois Hospital Brings Antitrust Suit Against Rival Hospital Alleging It Pressured Insurers Not To Contract With Plaintiff Dickinson Wright PLLC 3/11/2013
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Issues Guidance on Country of Origin Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 3/11/2013
Revised Hart-Scott-Rodino Premerger Notification Thresholds for 2013 Greenberg Traurig, LLP 3/11/2013
Multiple Bills Introduced in Congress to Repeal Health Insurers' Antitrust Exemption Dickinson Wright PLLC 3/11/2013
Michigan Governor Vetoes Legislation Banning Health Insurers From Utilizing Most Favored Nation Clauses in Provider Contracts Dickinson Wright PLLC 3/10/2013
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Settlement With Google — Both Sides Won Greenberg Traurig, LLP 3/10/2013
Higher Filing Thresholds for Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act (HSR) Act Premerger Notifications Effective Became February 11, 2013 Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 3/10/2013
In Like a Lion: Another Counterfeiting Ring Busted in Atlanta Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/10/2013
In-FUR-mation Update: New Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Enforcement Policy for Retailers Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 3/10/2013
New Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Filing Thresholds Takes Effect Dinsmore & Shohl LLP 3/10/2013
Distribution in China – Legal Issues, Part III. Pre-Contract Matters McDermott Will & Emery 3/10/2013
Trade Update: Miscellaneous Tariff Bill & 2013 Trade Policy Agenda Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 3/10/2013
United Kingdom (UK) Government Announces Proposals for an “Opt-Out” Collective Competition Damages Action McDermott Will & Emery 3/10/2013
Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation Sponsoring Trade Ventures to Emerging Markets Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 3/10/2013
International Trade Actions Complicate Global Market For Renewable Energy Businesses, Particularly Solar Sector McDermott Will & Emery 3/9/2013
Hospital Acquisition Takes Big Hit: Supreme Court Unanimously Favors Federal Trade Commission von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 3/9/2013
How to Be Anti-Troll Without Being Antitrust Dinsmore & Shohl LLP 3/8/2013
Illinois Hospital Brings Antitrust Suit Against Rival Hospital Alleging it Pressured Insurers not to Contract with Plaintiff Dickinson Wright PLLC 3/8/2013
Ninth Circuit Off-Label Marketing Decision Suggests More Prosecutions Will Be Coming Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 3/8/2013
Department of Justice (DOJ) Antitrust Division Continues To Pursue Employers Engaged in Efforts to Restrict Employee Job Change Dickinson Wright PLLC 3/8/2013
U.S. Opens Door to International Application for Industrial Designs Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/8/2013
Agree to Disagree: Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Customs Origin and Drug Labeling Requirements Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 3/7/2013
Safeguarding Your Merger & Acquisitions Deal from Private Antitrust Challenges Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 3/7/2013
Supreme Court’s Decision in FTC v. Phoebe Putney Offers Additional Caution to Health Care Providers Seeking Antitrust Immunity in their Dealings with State or Local Entities Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 3/5/2013
Department of Justice (DOJ) Antitrust Division Approves Wellpoint's Acquisition of Amerigroup After Divestiture Permitting the Parties to Close Their Deal Dickinson Wright PLLC 3/5/2013
World Trade Organization Rules Against Ontario’s “Buy Local” Program Varnum LLP 3/5/2013
How Many Stars You Would Give to … the DOJ’s Challenge to the Bazaarvoice/ Power Reviews Acquisition Greenberg Traurig, LLP 3/4/2013
Distribution in China – Legal Issues, Part II. Distribution System Design McDermott Will & Emery 3/4/2013
7th Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Per Se Claims Against Agreements Not to Compete as Justified by Productivity Benefits Greenberg Traurig, LLP 3/3/2013
The Supreme Court Limits the Antitrust “State Action” Doctrine Greenberg Traurig, LLP 3/3/2013
European Commission Proposes Changes to the Rules Applicable to Technology Licensing McDermott Will & Emery 3/3/2013
Obama the Antitrust Enforcer: The Sequel Greenberg Traurig, LLP 3/2/2013
Privacy Monitoring Activity at the Federal Trade Commission Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 3/2/2013
Norman Physician Hospital Organization (PHO) Clinical Integration Program: Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Issues Approval von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 3/2/2013
Response to the Wall Street Journal's Editorial Questioning My Ability To Purchase And Consume Beer (Re: Beer Merger) Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/2/2013
EU Merger Control: reform With A Small 'r' (But Do Not Underestimate its Value) Greenberg Traurig, LLP 3/2/2013
China Law Update - February 26, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 2/28/2013
State Law Resale Price Maintenance: We're not in Kansas anymore Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 2/28/2013
A Dutch Court Hands Down the First Substantive Damages Judgment in the Netherlands for an Infringement of Competition Law McDermott Will & Emery 2/28/2013
Ninth Circuit Clarifies Extraterritorial Reach of California Antitrust Laws Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 2/26/2013
Maritime Transport Subject to European Union (EU) General Competition Law Guidelines From 26 September 2013 McDermott Will & Emery 2/25/2013
Why Can't They Be FRANDs? Concerns About The International Trade Commission (ITC's) Approach to Standard-Essential Patent Cases Are Unwarranted Adduci, Mastriani, & Schaumberg LLP 2/25/2013
Trade Secrets Finally Gets Toward the Top of the National Agenda Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 2/25/2013
China’s Merger Control Rules McDermott Will & Emery 2/25/2013
Supreme Court More Clearly Articulates the "Clearly Articulated" Prong of the State Action Exemption Schiff Hardin LLP 2/24/2013
Supreme Court Unanimously Rules Unforeseeability Bars Immunity Defense for Allegedly Anticompetitive Hospital Merger Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 2/23/2013
Supreme Court Clarifies Antitrust Immunity For State-Sanctioned Conduct Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 2/22/2013
The People's Supreme Court of China Issues Judicial Interpretation to Define Foreign-Related Civil Relationships Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 2/22/2013
Ninth Circuit Rules that Out-of-State Plaintiffs Can Sue under California's Indirect Purchaser Statute Schiff Hardin LLP 2/22/2013
Supreme Court Rules for FTC in Hospital Merger Case Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 2/22/2013
Supreme Court Limits Availability of State Action Immunity from Federal Antitrust Liability McDermott Will & Emery 2/22/2013
International Clean Energy Finance Opportunities Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 2/21/2013
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Bureau of Competition Issues Another Favorable Clinical Integration Program Advisory Opinion McDermott Will & Emery 2/21/2013
Commenting Upon Scope of Applicable Twombly/Iqbal Standards, Northern District of Georgia Refuses to Dismiss Indirect Patent Infringement Allegations Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 2/20/2013
Antitrust Criminal Chief Warns of Expanding Investigation into Auto Parts Industry Schiff Hardin LLP 2/20/2013
The Impact of Cloud Computing on Food and Drug Administration (FDA's) Regulation of Medical Products Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 2/19/2013
Between Mortar and Pestle: Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Pressure Grinds Auditors Against People's Republic of China (PRC) State Interests Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 2/18/2013
New Law To Assess Iranian Activities in the Americas Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 2/18/2013
Digital Trade Under Investigation by the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) Greenberg Traurig, LLP 2/18/2013
North Carolina Supreme Court Rules on Various Land Use Matters Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 2/17/2013
ALERT: Clarifications of the Iranian Sanctions Regulations Published by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 2/17/2013
FTC Issues Favorable Clinical Integration Advisory Opinion to Norman, Oklahoma Physician Hospital Organization (PHO) Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 2/16/2013
New Law Expands Scope of Iran Sanctions In New Ways Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 2/16/2013
European Union (EU) Imposes More and More Sanctions and Restrictive Measures: Compliance is an Absolute Necessity Greenberg Traurig, LLP 2/16/2013
United States, Europe Launch Negotiations on Historic Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Agreement McDermott Will & Emery 2/16/2013
2013 Should Bring Clarity to Analysis of Settlements of Pharmaceutical Patent Litigation Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 2/15/2013
California Supreme Court Gives California’s Unfair Competition Law More Coverage Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 2/14/2013
Free Trade Agreement Updates for 2012 Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 2/14/2013
District Court Reinforces Broad Territorial Reach of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 2/14/2013
The UK’s Bribery Act — Enforcement on the Horizon? Greenberg Traurig, LLP 2/13/2013
Joint and Several Liability For Antitrust Fines in EU: Parent Company Can Benefit From a Reduction in Its Subsidiary’s Fine McDermott Will & Emery 2/11/2013
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Proposes Amendments To The Hart-Scott-Rodino Rules Regarding Withdrawal Of A Premerger Notification Filing Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 2/10/2013
Recent Enforcement Actions Remind Parties in U.S., European Union "EU" of Antitrust Dangers of Non-Compete Agreements Schiff Hardin LLP 2/9/2013
Transfer Pricing: Good News and Bad News McDermott Will & Emery 2/8/2013
Federal Trace Commission (FTC) Proposes Rules for Withdrawal of Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Merger Filings Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 2/7/2013
DOJ Assistant Attorney General William Baer’s First Merger Challenge Confirms Continued Aggressive Merger Enforcement by Antitrust Division Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 2/7/2013
Department of Justice Highlights the Downside of Transparency to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) 2/4/2013
California Supreme Court Resolves Split Over Accrual Rules for Unfair Competition Claims Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 2/4/2013
Market Definition Critical to Summary Judgment Determination in Casino Games Case McDermott Will & Emery 2/4/2013
European Commission to Settle Half its Ongoing Cartel Investigations in 2013 McDermott Will & Emery 1/31/2013
DOJ Approves Greater New York Hospital Association’s Proposed Gainsharing Program Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 1/30/2013
Antitrust Law: 2012 Highlights Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 1/30/2013
Competition Advocacy Group Files Comments in FERC Proceeding Involving Transmission Merger Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 1/30/2013
European Court of Justice (ECJ) Eliminates Noticeability Test in Regard to Restriction of Competition by Object Greenberg Traurig, LLP 1/29/2013
Los Angeles Kicks Off Its Feed-in Tariff Program McDermott Will & Emery 1/28/2013
Energy Innovation: Monopoly vs. Competition Varnum LLP 1/27/2013
Third Circuit Opinion in Eaton Case Could Allow Supreme Court to Discuss Monopolization Standards Schiff Hardin LLP 1/25/2013
German Federal Cartel Office Levies Administrative Fine Due to Incomplete Merger Notification McDermott Will & Emery 1/24/2013
Class Action Waivers Are Enforceable Despite Any State Statutory Right To A Class Action Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 1/22/2013
IRS Issues Final FATCA Regulations Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 1/22/2013
Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service Substantially Revise and Enhance the Proposed Regulations on the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) Greenberg Traurig, LLP 1/21/2013
FTC Announces New Filing Thresholds for Hart-Scott-Rodino Pre-Merger Notifications Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 1/19/2013
Multilateral Advance Pricing Agreements McDermott Will & Emery 1/18/2013
U.S. Government Announces New International Services Negotiations McDermott Will & Emery 1/17/2013
In a Rarely-Seen Joint-Effort in the Competition Arena, the DOJ and the USPTO Unite in Issuing a Policy Statement on Remedies Involving Standard Essential Patents Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 1/17/2013
Multilateral Advance Pricing Agreements McDermott Will & Emery 1/16/2013
Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Thresholds Increase for 2013 Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 1/15/2013
Notification Threshold Under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Increased to $70.9 million McDermott Will & Emery 1/15/2013
FTC Raises Hart­-Scott­-Rodino Thresholds Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 1/14/2013
FTC Announces Annual Hart-Scott-Rodino "HSR" Thresholds Adjustments Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 1/13/2013
Higher HSR Threshold Requirements Effective February 11, 2013 Andrews Kurth 1/12/2013
China's Ministry of Commerce Announces Investigations into Failures to Notify a Concentration, Introduces New Transparency Measures McDermott Will & Emery 1/12/2013
The Wisconsin Court Of Appeals Finds A Duty To Defend Misappropriation Of Internet Advertising System von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 1/11/2013
National Competition Authorities in Europe Are Not Bound by the European Commission de Minimis Notice McDermott Will & Emery 1/11/2013
Survey of Corporate Compliance Programs Yields Tips on Effective Programs Schiff Hardin LLP 1/11/2013
Regulatory Environment for Shale Gas Production Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 1/7/2013
China’s Antitrust Authority Imposes Fines on Foreign Corporations for the First Time McDermott Will & Emery 1/7/2013
Fourth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Antitrust Claims Against Data Transfer Provider Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 1/6/2013
Trade Policy and International Commerce: Issues to be Hotly Debated in Washington in 2013 Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 1/6/2013
Three-Year Deadline for Recovery of Invalid Anti-Dumping Duties McDermott Will & Emery 1/5/2013
Price Fixing in the UK Booze Market -- the Government's Solution to Binge Drinking Greenberg Traurig, LLP 1/1/2013
FTC Signals Stricter Stance on Injunctions for FRAND-Encumbered Patents McDermott Will & Emery 12/31/2012
Canadian Government Approves CNOOC’s Acquisition of Nexen Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 12/31/2012
Bid-Rigging Remains Focus of DOJ Antitrust Criminal Enforcement: Businesses Need to Ensure Their Compliance 12/30/2012
Walker Process Standing Affirmed for Direct Purchaser Antitrust Plaintiffs McDermott Will & Emery 12/29/2012
European Competition Network Revises the Model Leniency Programme McDermott Will & Emery 12/25/2012
OECD Transfer Pricing Safe Harbors McDermott Will & Emery 12/23/2012
New DOE Study Fuels Debate Over LNG Exports McDermott Will & Emery 12/20/2012
Energy Sector A Target - China's Antitrust Enforcement Agencies to Take Action Against International Cartels McDermott Will & Emery 12/19/2012
FERC Hastens Modifications in Oil Pipeline Regulatory Approach Schiff Hardin LLP 12/18/2012
Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) at S. Claus, Inc. Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) 12/18/2012
Joint DOJ-FTC Workshop Explores Competitive Impact of Patent Assertion Entities McDermott Will & Emery 12/17/2012
Antitrust "Tying" Claims Dismissed Against Homebuilders Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 12/17/2012
China Seeks Opinions on Outbound Investment and Foreign Investment Approval Measures 国家发改委发布《境外投资项目核准管理办法》(征求意见稿)和《外商投资项目核准管理办法》(征求意见 稿)(08/16/2012) Greenberg Traurig, LLP 12/14/2012
Poland in the Spotlight: Extensive Changes to Polish Competition Law McDermott Will & Emery 12/13/2012
Supreme Court to Decide "Pay for Delay" Antitrust Case Involving Generic Drugs Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 12/12/2012
U.S. Supreme Court to Rule on “Pay-for-Delay” Antitrust Issue McDermott Will & Emery 12/11/2012
China Foreign Investment: Measures to Accredit the Qualified Key Software Enterprises and Integrated Circuit Design Enterprises 五部委联合发布《国家规划布局内重点软件企业和集成电路设计企业认定管理试行办法》 (08/09/2012) Greenberg Traurig, LLP 12/11/2012
European Commission Dawn Raids: EU General Court Reins in “Fishing Expeditions” McDermott Will & Emery 12/11/2012
Supreme Court Will Review Eleventh Circuit’s Decision in Andro-Gel® “Pay for Delay” Case Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 12/10/2012
Recent FTC Enforcement Action Reinforces Narrow ‘Passive Investor' Exemption to HSR Reporting Requirements Greenberg Traurig, LLP 12/9/2012
Suddenly It’s Southeast Asia McDermott Will & Emery 12/8/2012
The Third Circuit Does It Again: A Monopolist Violates the Antitrust Laws By Offering Conditional Above -Cost Market Share Discounts That Constitute "De Facto Partial Exclusive Dealing" Greenberg Traurig, LLP 12/7/2012
DOE Study Shows Net Economic Benefits from LNG Exports and Kicks Off Key Period for Industry Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 12/7/2012
Supreme Court Again Set To Resolve A Circuit Split Over The Enforceability of Mandatory Class Arbitration Waivers Greenberg Traurig, LLP 12/7/2012
International Trade Actions Complicate Global Market for Renewable Energy Businesses, Particularly in the Solar Sector McDermott Will & Emery 12/7/2012
Pharmaceutical Patent Transfers Subject to the Hart Scott Rodino Act (HSR Act): Increased Review Raises Importance of Valuation Greenberg Traurig, LLP 12/6/2012
FTC Issues Guidance to Franchisors Regarding Disclosure of Franchise Territories Armstrong Teasdale 12/6/2012
Effective Resolution of BRICS Country Transfer Pricing Disputes McDermott Will & Emery 12/6/2012
UK Government Response to Common European Sales Law Proposal McDermott Will & Emery 12/5/2012
The European Union’s Emissions Trading Scheme: A Brief Pause at the Edge of the Enforcement Cliff? Vedder Price 12/5/2012
Retirement and Maintaining Reliability: The Midwest ISO’s System Support Resource Agreement Schiff Hardin LLP 12/4/2012
FERC Tees Up Enforcement for 2013 Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 12/4/2012
CFTC Grants Temporary No-Action Relief from Swap Data Reporting Rules Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 12/3/2012
What Did You Say? $31 Million Awarded for Infringement of Hearing Aid Patent McDermott Will & Emery 12/3/2012
CFTC Issues Required Clearing Determination for Certain Credit Default and Interest Rate Swaps Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 12/1/2012
Industry Groups File Suit to Block Conflict Minerals Rules and Resource Extraction Rules Schiff Hardin LLP 12/1/2012
FTC Commissioners Disagree on Limits of Section 5 Applicability to Conduct Not Otherwise Covered by Antitrust Laws Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 12/1/2012
FERC Issues $2.5M Sanction in Electric Market Manipulation Investigation: Company Pursued Wheeling Transactions to Benefit Other Electric Transactions at Same Point Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 11/29/2012
U.S. Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument in Phoebe Putney Hospital Merger Challenge McDermott Will & Emery 11/28/2012
False Advertising Asserted by Wika Instrument Corporation against Winter’s Thermogauges Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 11/25/2012
SEC and Department of Justice Release Detailed FCPA Resource Guide Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 11/24/2012
DOJ and SEC Issue Long-Awaited Resource Guide to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 11/23/2012
EU Considers Extending Disclosure Obligations for Government Payments McDermott Will & Emery 11/23/2012
Temporary Relief for Swap Data Reporting Requirements Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 11/23/2012
An Update on Mobile App Privacy Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 11/22/2012
Treasury Issues Final Determination on Foreign Exchange Swaps and Forwards Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 11/21/2012
Proposed Remedies in the Midst of the Patent Wars: EU and US Antitrust Watchdogs Push to Strengthen FRAND in Standard Setting McDermott Will & Emery 11/21/2012
Antitrust Enforcement in President Obama’s Second Term Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 11/20/2012
Antitrust in Transition - What to Look for in a Second Obama Administration Schiff Hardin LLP 11/20/2012
Update: Watson Pharmaceuticals Responds to FTC's Petition for Supreme Court Review of "Pay for Delay" Case; 31 States File Amici Curiae Brief Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 11/19/2012
Avoid Liability for FDA User Fees Varnum LLP 11/16/2012
FTC Defers to State Resolution of Competitive Concerns Arising Out of Acquisition of Natural Gas Assets Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 11/16/2012
A Recall Notice Directed to “6 Hour” Energy Shots Could Constitute False Advertising McDermott Will & Emery 11/14/2012
Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Exports Continue to Await DOE Approval McDermott Will & Emery 11/14/2012
EU Commission Can Bring Follow-On Actions for Damages on Behalf of the European Union in Cartel Cases McDermott Will & Emery 11/14/2012
US Customs and Border Protection Formally Opens ISA Eligibility to Importers Who Have Undergone Focused Assessments Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 11/13/2012
Three Tips When Entering Into A Joint Venture Dinsmore & Shohl LLP 11/10/2012
Why Is CFTC Planning to Appeal Judge’s Ruling in Dodd-Frank Case? Ifrah Law 11/9/2012
Increasing ‘Extraterritorial’ Application of U.S. Trade Control Laws to Non-U.S. Businesses McDermott Will & Emery 11/7/2012
Commodity Futures Trading Commission's Dodd-Frank Rulemaking: Still a Work in Progress McDermott Will & Emery 11/6/2012
The Federal Trade Commission Fires Back Against Wyndham Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 11/4/2012
Judge’s Ruling on Antitrust Complaint Has Implications Far Beyond the .xxx Domain Ifrah Law 11/2/2012
Best Practices for Transparent Cause Marketing - New York Attorney General Issues New Guidelines Greenberg Traurig, LLP 11/1/2012
U.S. Supreme Court Hears Arguments in the First Sale Case Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 11/1/2012
Price-Fixing Cartels: China Crackdown Continues McDermott Will & Emery 11/1/2012
Germany Amends Competition Law: Key Changes McDermott Will & Emery 10/30/2012
Supreme Court to Hear Arguments on Contours of "State Action" Exemption to Antitrust Laws Schiff Hardin LLP 10/30/2012
Increased Participation and Transparency: UK Antitrust Regulator Issues Revised Antitrust Guidance McDermott Will & Emery 10/29/2012
European Commission Considers Sector Inquiries as a New Procedural Tool in State Aid Law McDermott Will & Emery 10/28/2012
Japan-China Supply Chain Efficiency Valuation and Transfer Pricing McDermott Will & Emery 10/26/2012
Supreme Court Allows Moench Presumption to Continue Schiff Hardin LLP 10/26/2012
Court Overturns Position Limits Schiff Hardin LLP 10/25/2012
OFAC Publishes New Iranian Transactions and Sanctions Regulations McDermott Will & Emery 10/24/2012
Beginning October 12th All Book-Outs Must Be Confirmed To Avoid CFTC Regulation Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 10/24/2012
An Overview of Mexico's New Anti-Money Laundering Law Greenberg Traurig, LLP 10/23/2012
Energy and Environment Law Update: October 21, 2012 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/23/2012
CFTC Provides a Bit of Last-Minute Breathing Room on Swaps Regulation Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 10/22/2012
Electric Rates Increase Following New 2008 Law Varnum LLP 10/22/2012
Bribery Act 2010: UK Serious Fraud Office Publishes Revised Policies on Facilitation Payments, Business Expenditure and Corporate Self-Reporting 10/21/2012
Commerce Department Announces New Duties on Chinese Solar Panel Imports McDermott Will & Emery 10/20/2012
FTC Issues Challenge to Public: Write a Program to End Robocalling in America Ifrah Law 10/19/2012
Big Brother Gets Better Glasses: FERC Enhances Its Market Surveillance Tools 10/19/2012
Third Circuit Upholds Finding of Antitrust Liability for Above-Cost Pricing Arrangement Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/19/2012
Serious Fraud Office Gets Tough in UK Bribery Act Enforcement Guidelines Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 10/18/2012
FCC Requirement for Written Consent for Telemarketing “Robocalls” and Autodialed Telemarketing to Cell Phones to be Effective October 16, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/17/2012
China Tax Planning for Japanese MNEs McDermott Will & Emery 10/17/2012
Parental Liability: The Importance of Following the Rebuttal Procedure Carefully McDermott Will & Emery 10/17/2012
Six Factors to Consider When Drafting Non-Compete Agreements Dinsmore & Shohl LLP 10/16/2012
Iranian Sanctions Extended by Executive Order Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 10/16/2012
Energy And Environment - October 14, 2012 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/15/2012
FTC Releases Revised Green Guides Barnes & Thornburg LLP 10/15/2012
Temporary Relief from Registration for Swaps Intermediaries Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 10/15/2012
Practical Pointers in Respect to Non-compete Agreements in China McDermott Will & Emery 10/14/2012
FERC General Counsel Argues Applying Dodd-Frank Regulations to RTO/ISO Products is Potentially Harmful McDermott Will & Emery 10/13/2012
Tougher Sanctions on Iran: What it Will Mean for Businesses Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 10/10/2012
Are Your Imports Covered by Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Orders? Greenberg Traurig, LLP 10/9/2012
Deputy Director Dafny: FTC Focuses on Diversion Ratios, Not Geographic Markets for Hospital Mergers McDermott Will & Emery 10/8/2012
FTC Releases Revised Green Guides Barnes & Thornburg LLP 10/8/2012
D.C. District Court Rejects CFTC's Position Limits Rule McDermott Will & Emery 10/7/2012
Global Joint Ventures: Navigating Valuation, IFRS, Financial Accounting, Tax and Transfer Pricing McDermott Will & Emery 10/6/2012
Will Scope of Current Countervailing and Antidumping Duty Investigations for Chinese Solar Panels be Expanded in Department of Commerce’s Final Determination? Greenberg Traurig, LLP 10/6/2012
Global Antitrust Cooperation: EU’s Top Regulator Signs MoU with China McDermott Will & Emery 10/6/2012
FTC Releases Final “Green Guides” for Environmental Marketing Claims Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 10/5/2012
Second Circuit Applies the Filed Rate Doctrine to Electricity Rates Set by Market-Based Auctions Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/5/2012
6th Circuit Holds McCarran-Ferguson Act Bars Antitrust Claims Against Title Insurers Dickinson Wright PLLC 10/4/2012
Energy and Environment Law Update - September 30, 2012 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/2/2012
New Tougher Rules for Chinese Antidumping Cases Greenberg Traurig, LLP 10/2/2012
Patent Wars: EU’s Top Regulator Takes Front Line Position McDermott Will & Emery 10/1/2012
Second Circuit Blocks Class Action Against KeySpan-Morgan Stanley for Market Manipulation Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 9/30/2012
“The Next Asbestos” – False Advertising and Mislabeling Class Action Lawsuits Against the Agriculture, Food and Beverage Industry Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 9/29/2012
Administration Teams Up to Bring Jobs Back to America U.S. Department of Labor 9/28/2012
Coming Soon: California's First Cap-and-Trade Auction McDermott Will & Emery 9/27/2012
Chinese FDA Proposes Inspection of Foreign Pharma Sites McDermott Will & Emery 9/26/2012
Restrictions on Digital Billboards Are Valid Under the First Amendment Varnum LLP 9/26/2012
U.S. and EU Regulators Seek Input on Eliminating Red Tape and Unnecessary Costs McDermott Will & Emery 9/25/2012
‘Get-Rich-Quick’ Systems Penalized by FTC to Tune of $478 Million Ifrah Law 9/25/2012
The SEC's New Rules Requiring Annual Disclosure of the Use of Conflict Minerals Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 9/21/2012
Combination of APA and Competent Authority – Part II McDermott Will & Emery 9/21/2012
S. 3523: Louboutin, Lululemon, and Fashion Design: Finally Getting Some Respect? Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 9/21/2012
App Developers Beware: FTC and Congress Are Watching Your Claims, Privacy Issues Ifrah Law 9/21/2012
SEC Regulated Manufacturers Must Report Use of "Conflict Minerals" Barnes & Thornburg LLP 9/20/2012
FTC and DOJ Hear Theories and Facts about Most-Favored-Nation Clauses in September 10 Workshop Schiff Hardin LLP 9/17/2012
Energy and Environment Law Update - September 16, 2012 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 9/17/2012
Financial Services Legislative and Regulatory Law Update - September 17, 2012 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 9/17/2012
A Red-Leather Day: Giving Single Color Trademarks in the Fashion Industry a Little Sole Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 9/17/2012
Can a Hospital Alliance Constitute a Single Entity for Antitrust Purposes? It Depends, Says One District Court Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 9/15/2012
Joshua Wright: FTC Nominee May Raise the Bar for Antitrust Challenges Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 9/15/2012
The Antitrust Agencies’ Latest Favorite Target: MFN Clauses Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 9/15/2012
Preparing for Competent Authority Cases—Strategy McDermott Will & Emery 9/14/2012
Legislative Update: Congress Returns for Final Session Before Elections Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 9/13/2012
The Other Shoe Drops: Appeals Court Saves But Trims Louboutin Red Sole Trademark Schiff Hardin LLP 9/12/2012
New Policy Seeks to Give Government Access to Defense Contractors' Internal Audit Reports Greenberg Traurig, LLP 9/12/2012
SEC Proposes to Permit General Solicitation in Private Offerings Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 9/12/2012
Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act of 2010 McDermott Will & Emery 9/12/2012
International Trade/Governmental Services Alert - Sanctions to Be Imposed By Early October Against U.S. Parent Companies with Foreign Subsidiaries Conducting Business with Iran Barnes & Thornburg LLP 9/11/2012
Global Warning: Transfer Pricing Enforcement Heats Up McDermott Will & Emery 9/11/2012
FTC Sues DISH Network for Violating ‘Do-Not-Call’ Rules in Telemarketing Ifrah Law 9/11/2012
Energy and Environment Update - September 9, 2012 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 9/11/2012
When a Special Committee Is Not So Special Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 9/8/2012
Wyndham Motion Puts the FTC on the Defensive Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 9/7/2012
FTC Issues Privacy Guidance to Mobile App Developers Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 9/7/2012
The U.S. Supreme Court Grants Cert to Decide Scope of First Sale Doctrine Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 9/7/2012
The SEC's New Resource Extraction Issuer Rules - Broad, Vague, Costly, Anti-competitive, and Requiring Immediate Action Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 9/6/2012
The Rise and Possible Fall of Class Actions in False Advertising Litigation Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. 9/6/2012
SEC Adopts Rules Implementing the Dodd-Frank Requirement for Conflict Minerals Reporting Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 9/5/2012
Pharmaceutical Industry Executives Face Enforcement Risks Under The Responsible Corporate Officer Doctrine Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 9/1/2012
Russia's Accession to the WTO: Benefits and Risks Armstrong Teasdale 8/31/2012
New Iran Sanctions Legislation Imposes SEC Disclosure Requirement Andrews Kurth 8/31/2012
India: General Anti-Avoidance Rule Continues to Take Shape McDermott Will & Emery 8/30/2012
Stabenow Calls for Finalized Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Rules Varnum LLP 8/29/2012
Obama Administration Finalizes Historic 54.5 mpg Fuel Efficiency Standards U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 8/29/2012
FTC, DOJ Antitrust Division to Hold September 10 Workshop on Most Favored Nation Clauses Schiff Hardin LLP 8/28/2012
Insider Trading Defendant’s Decision to Take the Stand Doesn’t Prevent Conviction Ifrah Law 8/28/2012
FTC Proposes to Expand Types of Patent Licenses Reportable Under the HSR Act Schiff Hardin LLP 8/22/2012
European Commission Probes Microsoft Again: Failure to Comply With Commitments Will Not be Tolerated McDermott Will & Emery 8/22/2012
US Regulation of European OTC Derivatives Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 8/20/2012
An Insurance Fund for Futures Customers on the Horizon? Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) 8/20/2012
FTC Proposes Amendments to HSR Rules Targeting Certain Pharmaceutical Licensing Arrangements Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 8/19/2012
Proposed Changes to HSR Rules for Pharmaceutical Companies McDermott Will & Emery 8/15/2012
New FTC Standards for Data Security? Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 8/15/2012
FTC Signals Intent to Pursue Monetary Equitable Remedies More Aggressively 8/15/2012
The Formal Demands of a Somali Pirate Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) 8/15/2012
The Federal Circuit Withdraws Its Prior Holding Concerning the Appealability of Issues that Are “Noticed” but Not Reviewed by the ITC McDermott Will & Emery 8/15/2012
Third Circuit Provides Friendly Environment for FTC and Plaintiffs Challenging Certain Patent Litigation Settlements Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP 8/14/2012
Eighth Circuit affirms denial of remand in a case where the plaintiff attempted to challenge the court’s CAFA jurisdiction based on an amended complaint filed after removal Dinsmore & Shohl LLP 8/14/2012
FBI Expands Right to Use Anti-Piracy Warning Seal Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 8/13/2012
Latest Chapter in New York Market Manipulation Case: Court OKs Morgan Stanley’s $4.8 Million Settlement Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 8/10/2012
Private Challenges to Reverse Payment Settlement Allowed to Go Forward 8/10/2012
FTC Uses Creative Remedy to Halt Cardiology Practice Merger: Requires Suspension of Employed Physicians’ Non-Compete Contracts Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 8/10/2012
FTC Signals Potential for Greater Use of Monetary Remedies in Competition Cases Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 8/9/2012
Recent California Case Highlights Standards for Trade Secret Misappropriation Cases Greenberg Traurig, LLP 8/7/2012
Supply Chain Efficiency: Valuation and Transfer Pricing Considerations McDermott Will & Emery 8/5/2012
Alternative Dispute Resolution — Thoughts on Early Case Assessment and Resolution Schiff Hardin LLP 8/5/2012
When Is Resale Price Maintenance Legal in China? McDermott Will & Emery 8/4/2012
ECJ Rules Access to Documents Can Be Denied on Basis of General Presumption That Disclosure Undermines Merger Control Proceedings McDermott Will & Emery 8/4/2012
Wind Energy Industry Will Be Affected by Recent Trade Decisions, Tax Policy McDermott Will & Emery 8/4/2012
Supreme Court to Hear FTC Challenge to Anticompetitive Merger Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 8/3/2012
U.S. Food Safety Regulations & Foreign Operations: International Processors Discuss Varnum LLP 7/30/2012
New Complaint Filed By Technology Properties Limited McDermott Will & Emery 7/30/2012
Changes to the Feed-In Tariff Scheme for Non-Solar Photovoltaic Technologies in the UK McDermott Will & Emery 7/27/2012
‘Your Baby Can Read,’ Targeted for Dubious Ads, Closes Its Doors Ifrah Law 7/26/2012
PJM Internal Bilateral Transactions – What Is Going On? Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 7/24/2012
From the Data Protection and Privacy Conference: Words of Advice from the Federal Trade Commission Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 7/23/2012
Antitrust Compliance Programs: Time to Recalibrate Your Risk-Benefit Analysis? McDermott Will & Emery 7/20/2012
Eleventh Circuit Upholds FTC’s Merger Ruling and Divestiture Order Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 7/17/2012
DOJ, FTC Testimony Before Congress Indicates Enforcement Focus on Standard-Essential Patents and Concern over ITC Exclusion Orders McDermott Will & Emery 7/16/2012
Administration Ends Investment and Financial Services Sanctions Against Burma Barnes & Thornburg LLP 7/14/2012
EU’s Highest Court Rejects Schenker’s Application For Intervention in Air-Cargo Cartel Appeals McDermott Will & Emery 7/11/2012
UK Competition Court Awards Punitive Damages For the First Time McDermott Will & Emery 7/10/2012
Alleged Agreement to Suppress Prices for Mineral Rights Highlights the Antitrust Risk Facing Energy Companies McDermott Will & Emery 7/7/2012
En Banc Seventh Circuit Further Opens U.S. Courts to Foreign Cartel Activities That Affect Domestic Commerce Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 7/5/2012
Sixth Circuit Uses Some Old Supreme Court Cases To Give Robinson-Patman Act New Life Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 7/2/2012
D.C. Circuit Court Upholds EPA Regulation of Greenhouse Gases Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 7/1/2012
China Streamlines Antitrust Notification Process McDermott Will & Emery 6/29/2012
Pay Attention: ITC Exclusion Orders May Block Your Imports If You Don’t Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 6/27/2012
A Rose By Any Other Name … May Carry A Higher Duty Rate Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 6/27/2012
European Commission v Électricité de France: The Private Investor Test and State Aid McDermott Will & Emery 6/26/2012
The Political Risks of Doing Business Overseas Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) 6/25/2012
ITC Will Decide on Duties for Solar Imports McDermott Will & Emery 6/19/2012
A New 'Must-Do' for Children's Products Importers and Domestic Manufacturers: A CPSC-Compliant Product Testing and Certification Program Greenberg Traurig, LLP 6/19/2012
CBP to Allow Transfer Pricing Adjustments in Transaction Value Appraisement Method Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 6/19/2012
Hospital Consolidations: Facing Competing Pressures to Merge and Remain Independent Greenberg Traurig, LLP 6/17/2012
Second Circuit Finds Anderson News Pleading Is Plausible . . . Enough Greenberg Traurig, LLP 6/17/2012
UPDATE: PJM Interconnection "PJM" Provides Its View Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 6/16/2012
Spokeo Agrees to $800,000 FTC Settlement Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 6/16/2012
FTC Takes New Look at Alcohol Industries, Focusing on Digital Media Ifrah Law 6/14/2012
FTC Loses Antitrust Challenge To "Pay-For-Delay" Settlement In 11th Circuit Greenberg Traurig, LLP 6/14/2012
Ninth Circuit Again Declares That Requiring Consumers to Purchase Undesired Television Channels is Lawful Under the Sherman Act Greenberg Traurig, LLP 6/14/2012
Federal Trade Commission Brings Two Enforcement Actions Related to Peer-to-Peer Networks Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 6/13/2012
OIG Advisory Opinion 12-06 Disapproves of Proposed Arrangements Between ASCs and Anesthesia Services Providers Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 6/10/2012
No Harm, No Foul? First Circuit Departs from Trend Narrowing Chapter 93A Injury Requirement, Reverses Dismissal of Claim Arising from Failed Price-Fixing Conspiracy Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 6/10/2012
Internal Bilateral Transactions: Regulatory Risk & Confusion Reign Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 6/8/2012
Standing to Challenge European Commission Decisions on Complaints McDermott Will & Emery 6/6/2012
DOJ’s Response to Grassley Gives Details, but Not the Right Details Ifrah Law 6/5/2012
EU General Court Rules European Commission Wrong to Reject Summarily Claimants’ Requests for Access to Investigation Files McDermott Will & Emery 6/1/2012
Reform of the UK Competition Regime Greenberg Traurig, LLP 5/31/2012
EU Commission Ready to Declare Maritime Transport a Sector Like Any Other Greenberg Traurig, LLP 5/28/2012
Reform of the UK Competition Regime Greenberg Traurig, LLP 5/26/2012
Mutual Recognition Agreement Should Benefit Companies Involved in U.S-EU Trade McDermott Will & Emery 5/24/2012
Recent DOJ Obstruction of Justice Case Highlights Importance of HSR Item 4 Compliance McDermott Will & Emery 5/21/2012
Buyers And Sellers Beware – Federal And State Antitrust Authorities Heighten Scrutiny Of Healthcare Provider M&A 5/17/2012
Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement Takes Effect Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 5/15/2012
Resale Pricing Policies Withstand State Scrutiny Again, but Suppliers Should Continue to Exercise Caution McDermott Will & Emery 5/15/2012
Kansas Supreme Court Decision Declares Resale Price Maintenance Per Se Illegal Under State Antitrust Statute McDermott Will & Emery 5/14/2012
Eleventh Circuit Rejects FTC Challenge to Reverse Payment Settlement Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 5/12/2012
China’s Anti-Monopoly Law Makes it Easier to Sue in Cases of Anti-Competitive Conduct McDermott Will & Emery 5/12/2012
New European Commission de minimis Regulation for SGEI McDermott Will & Emery 5/11/2012
Essential Health Transaction Planning for Providers in Today’s Antitrust Enforcement Climate McDermott Will & Emery 5/8/2012
Commission launches 'assertive' campaign to open up procurement markets outside the EU Greenberg Traurig, LLP 5/4/2012
Opinion Discusses Appropriateness of Sealing Complaints Varnum LLP 5/1/2012
Issues from an Initial Determination that Are “Noticed” but Not Reviewed by the ITC May Be Appealed to the Federal Circuit McDermott Will & Emery 5/1/2012
13th Great-Idea China Sourcing & New Industrial Delegation to China – Day 8 Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 4/30/2012
13th Great-Idea China Sourcing & New Industrial Delegation to China – Day 7 Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 4/28/2012
13th Great-Idea China Sourcing & New Industrial Delegation to China – Day 6 Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 4/26/2012
13th Great-Idea China Sourcing & New Industrial Delegation to China – Day 5 Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 4/26/2012
An RMB 150-Million Litigation in China for the Abuse of a Dominant Market Position McDermott Will & Emery 4/26/2012
Disclosure of EU Leniency Materials: English High Court Outlines the Boundaries of Document Disclosure McDermott Will & Emery 4/24/2012
FERC Investigates Market Manipulation and Imposes Major Civil Penalties Greenberg Traurig, LLP 4/24/2012
Tomra : Tension Between Simply “Capable” of Restricting Competition and the “Effects-Based” Approach McDermott Will & Emery 4/23/2012
13th Great-Idea China Sourcing & New Industrial Delegation to China – Day 4 Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 4/22/2012
Transformation. Repositioning. Adjustment.: 2012 China (Suzhou) Service Outsourcing Innovation Development and Investment Promotion Summit Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 4/21/2012
Opening of the 13th Great-Idea China Sourcing & New Industrial Delegation to China Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 4/18/2012
English Tribunal Confirms Litigation Privilege Can Apply in Competition Authority Investigations McDermott Will & Emery 4/15/2012
The Next Chapter: DOJ Sues Apple and Publishing Companies for Alleged e-Book Conspiracy Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 4/12/2012
Rockford Returns — Part II Court Grants FTC’s Preliminary Injunction Against Hospital Merger to Preserve Status Quo for Preliminary Hearing Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 4/9/2012
The Sherman Act’s Increasingly Long Arm Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 4/8/2012
Healthcare Tops the Agenda of U.S. Antitrust Enforcers Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 4/6/2012
China’s New Merger Control Regime Makes Major Progress in Its First Three Years McDermott Will & Emery 4/3/2012
NDRC and SAIC’s Actions in 2011 and Prospects in 2012 McDermott Will & Emery 4/2/2012
Russia Accedes to OECD Anti-Bribery Convention Dinsmore & Shohl LLP 4/1/2012
Might the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) Become A New Enforcement Authority for China’s Competition Laws? McDermott Will & Emery 3/31/2012
FTC Petitions for Rare Supreme Court Review of Hospital Acquisition Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 3/29/2012
Civil Litigation Under China’s Anti-Monopoly Law McDermott Will & Emery 3/28/2012
U.S. Department of Commerce Preliminarily Finds Chinese Solar Panel Manufacturers Received Subsidies from the Chinese Government McDermott Will & Emery 3/28/2012
DOJ to Standard Essential Patent Holders—“We have our eye on you” Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP 3/26/2012
European Commission Considers Taking Over Cartel Investigations to Prevent Exploitation of German Law Loophole McDermott Will & Emery 3/25/2012
China’s NDRC to Launch Massive Country-wide Investigation into Banks’ Irregular Charges McDermott Will & Emery 3/24/2012
China Conditionally Clears Western Digital’s Acquisition of Hitachi’s Hard Disk Drive Business McDermott Will & Emery 3/20/2012
Landmark U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement Enters Into Force McDermott Will & Emery 3/19/2012
Second WTO Challenge of Chinese Export Restrictions Could Affect High-Tech and Green Energy Sectors McDermott Will & Emery 3/17/2012
The Value of Project Management: Avoiding a “Huge Hole” in your E-Discovery Process Exterro Inc. 3/15/2012
China Cracks Down on Supermarket Charges by Large-Scale Retailers McDermott Will & Emery 3/13/2012
FERC and Constellation Energy Commodities Group Settle Investigation Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 3/13/2012
European Market Abuse Regulation Extended to the Commodities Sector 3/9/2012
Congress Acts to Reverse Court Ruling Barring Application of U.S. Anti-Subsidy Law to China McDermott Will & Emery 3/8/2012
FERC Requests Comments on Coordination Between Natural Gas and Electricity Markets Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 3/1/2012
FERC Reaffirms Merger Policy; Does Not Adopt DOJ/FTC 2010 Horizontal Merger Guidelines McDermott Will & Emery 3/1/2012
European General Court Confirms Parental Liability For Competition Law Infringements by 50:50 Joint Ventures McDermott Will & Emery 2/29/2012
FERC Decides to Retain Existing Merger Review Policies Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 2/28/2012
China’s MOFCOM to Review Merger in Gas Market McDermott Will & Emery 2/27/2012
DOJ Finds Antitrust Violation in Joint Bid for Oil & Gas Leases McDermott Will & Emery 2/26/2012
Bribery Update - Warning bells sound for investors Greenberg Traurig, LLP 2/20/2012
An End to Zeroing: Fact Or Fiction? Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 2/20/2012
Antitrust Inspections in The Energy Exchange Market McDermott Will & Emery 2/20/2012
German Court Protects the Confidentiality of Leniency Submissions McDermott Will & Emery 2/19/2012
Increased Antitrust Scrutiny Fowler White Boggs P.A. 2/19/2012
FERC Reaffirms Policy for Assessing Horizontal Market Power Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 2/18/2012
District Court Allows Trial on Whether a Below Cost but Competitively Bid Arrangement Can Lead to a Kickback Violation Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 2/18/2012
Parental Liability for Controlling Stakeholders of a (Full Function) Joint Venture Greenberg Traurig, LLP 2/14/2012
Antitrust Compliance in the Current Administration and the Next? Greenberg Traurig, LLP 2/11/2012
European Commission Blocks Proposed Merger Between NYSE Euronext and Deutsche Börse McDermott Will & Emery 2/10/2012
Notification Threshold Under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Increased to $68.2 million McDermott Will & Emery 2/3/2012
Department of Justice Improves the Odds of Online Gambling Dinsmore & Shohl LLP 2/1/2012
HSR Thresholds Increase for 2012 Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 2/1/2012
China Summarises 2011 AML Enforcement, Promises Action on Failures to Notify a Concentration in 2012 McDermott Will & Emery 2/1/2012
FTC Announces Increased HSR Thresholds Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 1/30/2012
Higher HSR Threshold Requirements Effective February 27, 2012 Andrews Kurth 1/29/2012
New 7th Circuit Decision Endorses Heightened Scrutiny of Experts at Class Certification Stage While Potentially Lowering the Bar to the Predominance Element at Class Certification Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 1/28/2012
Higher Filing Thresholds for HSR Act Premerge Notifications and Interlocking Directorates Announced Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 1/28/2012
Henry Gifford’s Lawsuit Against U.S. Green Building Council Dismissed Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 1/27/2012
Warning to Executives: Reinvestment of Dividends in your 401(k) and Vesting of Stock Awards May Trigger HSR Filing Requirements Andrews Kurth 1/25/2012
FTC Raises Hart-Scott-Rodino Thresholds Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 1/25/2012
European Commission Launches Green Paper Consultation McDermott Will & Emery 1/20/2012
FERC Approves Settlement Resolving Electric Power Market Manipulation Investigation into North America Power Partners Officer Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 1/19/2012
Here We Go Again: Another Attempt at Recovery for Ratepayers Resulting from KeySpan-Morgan Stanley Swap Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 1/17/2012
China Issues New Foreign Investment Industrial Guidance Catalogue McDermott Will & Emery 1/8/2012
New York High Court Holds That State Blue Sky Law Does Not Preempt Common Law Claims Involving Securities Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 1/6/2012
Grand Central Partnership Fired Rastafarian for Complaining of Threatened Violence, EEOC Says U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 1/4/2012
Protests Mount Against Proposed Law That Would Cripple the Internet Ifrah Law 1/3/2012
ITC Issues General Exclusion Order Based on Respondents’ “Willful Blindness” and Potential to Evade Order McDermott Will & Emery 1/2/2012
The Disclosure of Leniency Documents: Confidential Documents Still Protected McDermott Will & Emery 12/30/2011
Allegations of Conspiracy to Limit Crop Production: Ripe for Analysis Under Capper-Volstead Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 12/29/2011
Rooney and restraint of trade - the doctrine is still alive and kicking Greenberg Traurig, LLP 12/29/2011
No Countervailing Duties on Chinese Imports: Possibility of Refunds Greenberg Traurig, LLP 12/28/2011
European Commission Provides Guidance on Disclosure of Leniency Documents McDermott Will & Emery 12/27/2011
Streamlining Multi-Jurisdictional Merger Control in a Globalised World: Best Practices Greenberg Traurig, LLP 12/27/2011
New Court Ruling Renders U.S. Anti-Subsidy Law Inapplicable to China McDermott Will & Emery 12/24/2011
EPA Issues First National Standards for Mercury Pollution from Power Plants U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 12/23/2011
HSR Act Guidance for CEOs, Board Directors, and General Counsel Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 12/23/2011
Russia’s Upcoming WTO Membership Offers New Opportunities for U.S. and Multinational Businesses McDermott Will & Emery 12/23/2011
Aiming for a Moving Target: Bad and Good News on Changing Iran Sanctions Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 12/19/2011
Sino-U.S. Trade: Increasing Government Intervention Leads to Added Friction Greenberg Traurig, LLP 12/19/2011
Clarity Required: Iran Sanctions Convictions Reversed in U.S. v. Banki Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 12/18/2011
The value of perseverance: ca. €23 million (plus interest and costs) Greenberg Traurig, LLP 12/18/2011
Technical Conference on Penalty Guidelines Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 12/16/2011
Netflix Wins Summary Judgment Dismissal Of Consumer Class Antitrust Claims Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 12/14/2011
FTC Staff Report Summarizes Recent Pay-for-Delay Settlements McDermott Will & Emery 12/12/2011
California Appeals Court Rejects Antitrust Challenge to “Pay-for-Delay” Settlement of Patent Infringement Suit McDermott Will & Emery 12/11/2011
Waking up a Sleeping Giant McDermott Will & Emery 12/10/2011
Office of Foreign Assets Control: Understanding the Federal Agency Dinsmore & Shohl LLP 12/9/2011
Collecting Societies face the music - General Court hearing underway Greenberg Traurig, LLP 12/8/2011
Premier League vs Mrs Murphy: A score draw? Greenberg Traurig, LLP 12/7/2011
International Potash Cartel Suit Rejected by Seventh Circuit Under Both FTAIA And Twombly Standards Greenberg Traurig, LLP 12/6/2011
Antitrust Investigation Results in $200 Million Fine & Jail Time Dinsmore & Shohl LLP 12/6/2011
Murky Waters: The FTC Dives into Exclusionary Supply Contracts 12/5/2011
State Parens Patriae Actions Cannot Be Consolidated with Class Actions Greenberg Traurig, LLP 12/5/2011
Antitrust fines - the inevitability of parental liability revisited Greenberg Traurig, LLP 12/4/2011
US and EU Antitrust Agencies Update their Best Practices for Merger Review Coordination Greenberg Traurig, LLP 12/3/2011
Surprise! You Just Starred In Our Movie Armstrong Teasdale 12/3/2011
EPA Releases Formerly Confidential Chemical Information U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 12/2/2011
MOFCOM Issues Its Eighth Conditional Clearance—Minority Shareholders Beware McDermott Will & Emery 11/27/2011
China NDRC Fines Two Pharmaceutical Distributors for Monopolistic Practice McDermott Will & Emery 11/21/2011
Early Steps Toward a Streamlined Export Control System: Proposed Changes to the ITAR and EAR Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 11/21/2011
China’s First Merger Control Decision Approving a Joint Venture—GE & Shenhua 11/20/2011
DOJ Targets FCPA and Anti-Trust Violations Jointly Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 11/19/2011
No Mandatory Antitrust Review for ACOs Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 11/16/2011
FTC/DOJ Remove Mandatory Antitrust Review for MSSP-Participating ACOs in Final Policy Statement McDermott Will & Emery 11/16/2011
China Cracks Down on Anti-Competitive Practices of Major State-Owned Enterprises McDermott Will & Emery 11/12/2011
Social Media Perils: A Primer for Businesses Much Shelist, P.C. 11/10/2011
Allegations of Conspiracy to Fix Prices in Ohio Rock Salt Duopoly Flunk "Plausibility" Analysis Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 11/6/2011
FTC/DOJ Final Policy on Accountable Care Organizations: Important Antitrust Issues Remain Uncertain for Healthcare Collaborations Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 11/1/2011
China Implements a Security Review System for Certain Mergers and Acquisitions of Domestic Enterprises by Foreign Investors Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 11/1/2011
The OIG Issues An OIG Rule on ACOs and the IRS Provides Additional Guidance For Tax-Exempt Organizations Barnes & Thornburg LLP 10/31/2011
Negotiating Franchise Sales In California Armstrong Teasdale 10/29/2011
Prison Time and Export Controls: University Professor's Case Illustrates Dangers of Ignoring Export Compliance Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 10/29/2011
Trade Commission Likely to Play Growing Role in U.S. Renewable Energy Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 10/28/2011
OFAC, BIS Double Up Flow Serve: What the Flowserve Settlement Says About Corporate Compliance Programs Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 10/28/2011
DOJ and FTC Issue Final Policy Statement on Antitrust Enforcement RE: Accountable Care Organizations Barnes & Thornburg LLP 10/27/2011
Mind Your Own Businesses: UK Court Decision May Signal Pushback On Extraterritorial Enforcement of US Trade Laws Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 10/26/2011
ECJ Gets Tough with The Commission on Parental Liability McDermott Will & Emery 10/23/2011
Three New U.S. Free Trade Agreements Offer Growth Opportunities for U.S. Businesses McDermott Will & Emery 10/21/2011
The European Commission’s New Best Practice Guidelines on Antitrust Proceedings McDermott Will & Emery 10/21/2011
The Top Five (Avoidable) Antitrust Traps in M&A Transactions McDermott Will & Emery 10/20/2011
Federal Circuit Affirms ITC's Determination that Litigation Generally Cannot Be Used to Establish a Domestic Industry McDermott Will & Emery 10/18/2011
Competition Law Reform in Brazil: Implications for Merger Control McDermott Will & Emery 10/18/2011
New OFAC General Licenses Authorize Food Product Sales to Iran and Sudan McDermott Will & Emery 10/15/2011
Top Five Traps in M&A Transactions in China McDermott Will & Emery 10/7/2011
Office of Foreign Assets Control: Understanding the Federal Agency Dinsmore & Shohl LLP 10/3/2011
Presumption of Parental Liability Revisited McDermott Will & Emery 9/28/2011
French Court Orders French Competition Authority to Disclose Antitrust Investigation Documents McDermott Will & Emery 9/26/2011
ANDA Automatic Stay of FDA Approval Does Not Defeat Standing in Sham Litigation Antitrust Counterclaim Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 9/26/2011
The UK Takeover Code: Significant Changes Come Into Effect Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 9/23/2011
China Implements New Evaluating Competitive Influence Rules McDermott Will & Emery 9/19/2011
Applications of China’s New Personal Information Protection Standards McDermott Will & Emery 9/16/2011
Ninth Circuit Finds Grocers’ Revenue-Sharing Agreement Must Go Through Full Rule of Reason Check-Out Greenberg Traurig, LLP 9/12/2011
800 Channels and Nothing On? Ninth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Sherman Act Claim Alleging Tying of Popular Television Channels with Less Popular Television Channels Greenberg Traurig, LLP 9/12/2011
Second Circuit Dismisses $500M Telecom Antitrust Suit McDermott Will & Emery 9/11/2011
UK/EU Competition: Courts Reduce Antitrust Fines Greenberg Traurig, LLP 9/10/2011
Lanham Act Attorneys’ Fees Awarded in the Absence of Damages McDermott Will & Emery 9/2/2011
German Federal Cartel Office Consults on Substantive Merger Control - Draft Guidance Focuses on Market Dominance McDermott Will & Emery 8/31/2011
The DOJ’s New Merger Remedies Guideliness and the Joint Revised HSR Rules Greenberg Traurig, LLP 8/31/2011
Third Circuit Eases Burden on Foreign Injury Antitrust Plaintiffs Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 8/29/2011
German Federal Cartel Office Consults on Substantive Merger Control - Draft Guidance Focuses on Market Dominance McDermott Will & Emery 8/28/2011
Antitrust Agriculture Update: Mushroom Grower Direct Purchaser Litigation McDermott Will & Emery 8/27/2011
An Employer’s Guide to Implementing EU-Compliant Whistleblowing Hotlines McDermott Will & Emery 8/26/2011
Antitrust Counterclaim in Patent Infringement Action Lacks Plausible Allegations of Competitive Injury Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 8/24/2011
China Announces First Administrative Anti-Monopoly Case Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 8/24/2011
Italian Competition Authority Finds Abusive Conduct in Withholding Data and Internal Communications Praising Company Strategy McDermott Will & Emery 8/24/2011
Guilty Plea for Altering HSR Documents Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 8/23/2011
International Trade Commission Offers Guidance on Satisfaction of Domestic Industry Requirement McDermott Will & Emery 8/7/2011
US & China Sign Antitrust Memorandum of Understanding Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 8/5/2011
Can an Auditor Still be Independent After 100 Years on a Corporate Payroll? Center for Public Integrity 8/3/2011
Grocers' Revenue-Sharing Deal Deserves More Than a Quick Look, Ninth Circuit Holds Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 8/3/2011
California v. Safeway: Antitrust Risks of Employer Mutual Aid Assistance Agreements Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 8/3/2011
New HSR Rules for Premerger Notification Filings - Effective August 18 Greenberg Traurig, LLP 7/30/2011
Retaliation Remains Most Frequent Allegation Among Federal-Sector Discrimination Complaints U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 7/28/2011
Retaliation Remains Most Frequent Allegation Among Federal-Sector Discrimination Complaints U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 7/27/2011
Revised HSR Form Adds Significant Reporting Requirements Andrews Kurth 7/26/2011
Texas Passes Major Health Care Related Legislation During Special Session Greenberg Traurig, LLP 7/22/2011
California’s Transparency in Supply Chains Act Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 7/21/2011
FTC and DOJ Finalize Rules Changing Premerger Notification Requirements Barnes & Thornburg LLP 7/20/2011
EU's Top Competition Court Rules that Companies Seeking Damages May Have Access to Leniency Statements McDermott Will & Emery 7/20/2011
Changes To Disclosure Requirements For Hart-Scott-Rodino Premerger Notification Rules And Form Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 7/15/2011
Parents Are Liable for Their Children: Presumption of Parental Liability Under EU Antitrust Law McDermott Will & Emery 7/15/2011
Wal-Mart v. Dukes: Implications For Antitrust Class Actions Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 7/13/2011
For Better or Worse? FTC and DOJ Remake Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Premerger Notification Form and Rules Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 7/13/2011
Trade Associations Express Concern over Risks of Diverging EU and US Derivatives Regulation McDermott Will & Emery 7/13/2011
The Gabon Mistrial: DOJ Prosecution of Individuals Puts Aggressive FCPA Theories Under Fire Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 7/12/2011
Standing Under California § 17200 Only Requires Injury From Business Practice McDermott Will & Emery 7/11/2011
U.S. and Chinese Antitrust Agencies to Sign Cooperation Agreement 7/11/2011
FTC And DOJ Issue Proposed Statement Of Antitrust Policy Regarding Accountable Care Organizations Seeking To Participate In The Medicare Shared Savings Program 7/10/2011
New Developments for Foreign Special Purpose Companies and Round-Trip Investment Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 7/10/2011
FTC Announces Major Changes to Disclosure Requirements for Hart-Scott-Rodino Notification Rules and Form McDermott Will & Emery 7/8/2011
Physician-Owned Distributors in the Crosshairs: Senate Committees Call on OIG and CMS to Take Action Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 7/1/2011
OIG: Arrangements between DME Supplier and IDTFs May Trigger Sanctions and Implicate Anti-Kickback Statute von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 6/29/2011
DOJ Issues New Merger Remedy Guidance Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 6/29/2011
Japanese FTC Streamlines Merger Review Process Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 6/26/2011
Ninth Circuit Rejects Consumer Antitrust Challenge To Cable Television Bundling Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 6/26/2011
European Court of Justice Holds That Disclosure of Leniency Documents to Cartel Victims Seeking Civil Damages Is Subject to National Law Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 6/26/2011
In Secret Rebate Case, If It Walks Like A Duck, Allegations That It Will Also Quack Are Plausible Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 6/25/2011
FTC Hosts Workshop on Preventing Patent “Hold-Ups” in Standard-Setting McDermott Will & Emery 6/23/2011
New ITAR Rule on Transfer of Defense Articles to Dual and Third-Country Nationals Creates Substantial New Compliance Obligations Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 6/23/2011
DOJ Releases New Merger Remedy Guide McDermott Will & Emery 6/21/2011
Former Student Athletes' Right of Publicity and Antitrust Claims Will Proceed Against the NCAA and Electronic Arts Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 6/15/2011
Missouri Governor Expected to Sign Bill Creating Cooperative Associations Armstrong Teasdale 6/12/2011
China Seeks Comments on New Evaluating Competitive Influence Rules McDermott Will & Emery 6/9/2011
New Study on How Brazil’s Agribusiness Exports Affect U.S. Agribusiness McDermott Will & Emery 6/9/2011
Top 10 Tips to Consider in a Cross-Border M&A Dinsmore & Shohl LLP 6/8/2011
Recent Changes and Proposals in Merger Control Legislation in Selected Countries: Implications for Acquisitive Companies Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 6/5/2011
Prevailing Antitrust Defendants Recover $367,000 in e-Discovery Costs Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 5/29/2011
Interlocutory Appeal From Denial Of Twombly Motion to Dismiss in Text Messaging Antitrust Litigation Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 5/27/2011
Court Throws Out Antitrust Claims Against Netflix Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 5/26/2011
The California Court of Appeal Again Chips Away at In re Tobacco II Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 5/25/2011
MSHA signs memorandum of understanding with Interstate Mining Compact Commission during mine emergency response meeting U.S. Department of Labor 5/19/2011
Antitrust Aspects of Dealing with the Japanese Earthquake McDermott Will & Emery 5/18/2011
Court Considers Whether Non-Competitor Can Bring Unfair Competition Claim Kenyon & Kenyon LLP 5/17/2011
AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion - What Does It Mean For Class Arbitration And Class Actions In Federal Antitrust Cases? Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 5/17/2011
Court Tosses Transpacific Air Passengers' Claims Based on Alleged Overcharges for Flights Originating in Asia Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 5/16/2011
Federal Court Finds Allegations of "Bad Faith" in Sprinkler License Agreements to be "Vox Clamantis in Deserto" Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 5/15/2011
Premerger Notification Office Issues Statement on the Use of Escrows in HSR-Reportable Deals Greenberg Traurig, LLP 5/3/2011
Regulatory Brawl Over Debit Cards Sidesteps the Real Fee-Setters: Card Companies Center for Public Integrity 5/3/2011
Be Aware of the EU Watch Dog: Commission Blocks Merger Between Aegean Airlines and Olympic Air McDermott Will & Emery 5/3/2011
China Auto Dealers Association Files Anti-Monopoly Complaint Against Beijing Benz McDermott Will & Emery 4/28/2011
Levels of Antitrust Scrutiny for ACOs Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 4/27/2011
FTC and CFTC to Share Confidential Information, Increases Investigation Risks McDermott Will & Emery 4/23/2011
“Data Pass” and Online Negative Option Marketing Now Deceptive Trade Practices 4/22/2011
Antitrust, Intellectual Property Rights, and the Online Music Industry: An Antitrust Analysis of Apple’s Combination of Services and Products The University of Iowa College of Law 4/20/2011
China Adopts National Security Review Regime and Provisional Implementing Regulations for Foreign-Funded M&A Greenberg Traurig, LLP 4/19/2011
Accountable Care Organizations: Improving Care Coordination for People with Medicare U.S. Department of Health & Human Services 4/14/2011
Accountable Care Organization (“ACO”) - The Real Journey Begins Greenberg Traurig, LLP 4/11/2011
CMS’ Proposed Rules for ACOs: A Summary von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 4/9/2011
CMS/OIG, FTC/DOJ and IRS Weigh In on ACOs von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 4/8/2011
Accountable Care: FTC & DOJ Issue Proposed Antitrust Statement for ACOs von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 4/3/2011
Budget Cuts May Axe Obama’s Government Transparency Websites Center for Public Integrity 4/1/2011
Expanded Standing, or "Back to Basics"? Flash Memory Direct Purchasers Found to Have Standing to Assert Walker Process Claims Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 3/31/2011
NFL Fans - Are You Ready for Some... Antitrust Litigation? Players Sue, Claiming Lockout is a Group Boycott Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 3/30/2011
Retailers Accuse AmEx of Antitrust Breach as Battle Over Debit Card Cap Heats Up Center for Public Integrity 3/25/2011
Comments Solicited on Fundamental Changes to FERC's Market-Based Rate and Merger Review Process Tests Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 3/23/2011
Recent Developments in Dispositive Motions: To Be or Not, Twombly? Greenberg Traurig, LLP 3/20/2011
Block Exemption Regulation On Specialisation and Joint Production Agreements Greenberg Traurig, LLP 3/18/2011
U.S. Film Studios Agree to Modify "Most Favored Nations" Clause in EU Contracts to Encourage Financing and Installation of Digital Equipment Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 3/18/2011
First Section 2 Monopolization Case Of the Obama Administration Targets Dominant Texas Health Care Provider Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 3/17/2011
Block Exemption Regulation For Research and Development Agreements Greenberg Traurig, LLP 3/11/2011
Fifth Circuit Concludes that Allegations of Price-Fixing Involving Private Corporate Participation with OPEC are Beyond the Reach of Section 1 Greenberg Traurig, LLP 3/11/2011
EU Guidelines on Industry Standards (Technical or Quality Requirements) Greenberg Traurig, LLP 3/10/2011
New EU Competition Rules Dealing With Competitor Contacts Greenberg Traurig, LLP 3/9/2011
Indirect Purchaser Plavix Class Actions Tossed for Lack of Antitrust Standing Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 2/25/2011
Aspartame Class Action Dismissal Affirmed on Statute of Limitations Grounds Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 2/24/2011
2011 Hart-Scott-Rodino Threshold Requirements Andrews Kurth 2/22/2011
Court Approves Disgorgement of Profits from Anticompetitive Behavior in Electricity Market Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 2/18/2011
New Filing Thresholds for Hart-Scott-Rodino "HSR" Act Premerger Notifications and Interlocking Directorates Announced Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 2/16/2011
FDA Announces Its Plan For Changes to the 510(k) "Approval" Pathway Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 2/2/2011
Crisis in Egypt: The Economical Repercussions Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) 1/31/2011
China's Supreme People's Court Issues Notice on Trial of Cases Involving Transfers of Nonperforming Assets to Foreign Investors Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 1/20/2011
China Issues New Rules Against Price Fixing Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 1/20/2011
Extradited Foreign Executive Jailed for Obstructing DOJ Antitrust Investigation Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 1/18/2011
Lights Out for Resale Price and Dual Distribution Class Action Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 1/14/2011
The Ninth Circuit Rules that Foreign Documents Brought into the Country are Subject to Federal Grand Jury Demands Andrews Kurth 1/4/2011
Antitrust Enforcers to Help Doctors and Hospitals with Transition under New Health Care Law, but Does Congress Want More? Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 12/16/2010
FTC Positions Itself to Increase/Enhance Information Security Enforcement Actions with Appointment of Chief Technologist 11/16/2010
Healthcare Sector Comes Under Increased Government Antitrust Scrutiny Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 11/11/2010
Antitrust Considerations In Forming Accountable Care Organizations And Bundled Payment Arrangements Under The Healthcare Reform Act 11/9/2010
Silicon Valley Firms Settle DOJ Hiring Practices Charges, but are No-Solicitation Agreements per se Illegal? Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 11/4/2010
Lawsuit Challenging Legitimacy of LEED Program Could Have Major Implications Dinsmore & Shohl LLP 11/3/2010
Court Determines Multi-Employer Agreement to Share Profits During a Strike is Not Exempt from the Antitrust Laws Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 10/25/2010
Public Statements about Pricing Changes May Create Antitrust Litigation Risk Andrews Kurth 10/22/2010
Q&A: Iran Sanctions and Insurance Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) 9/4/2010
CFTC Fines ConAgra $12 Million, Two Commissioners Dissent Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 8/26/2010
Congo Conflict Minerals Legislation Passes Congress: Affects Technology, Automotive, Mining, Jewelry, and Aerospace Companies Foley Hoag LLP 7/26/2010
Time Out: California Court of Appeal Enforces Statute of Limitations in Class Action Brought Under the UCL Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 7/20/2010
San Francisco Distinction Between Drugstores and Supermarkets Goes Up in Smoke Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 7/19/2010
FTC Gets Shut Down - Once Again - In Its Bid To Change How Courts View Reverse Payment Settlements Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 6/30/2010
Plaintiffs' Failure To Satisfy FTAIA's "Two-Step Dance" Results In Dismissal Of Foreign Purchase Claims Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 6/28/2010
Bill Introduced To Secure Reduced Civil Liability For Amnesty Applicants Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 6/28/2010
Congress Renews Antitrust Leniency Statute for Cooperating Parties Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 6/23/2010
Banning "Pay-For Delay" Settlements and Resale Price Maintenance are Senate Antitrust Subcommittee's Top Legislative Priorities Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 6/22/2010
DOJ and FTC Issue Proposed Revisions to Horizontal Merger Guidelines Dinsmore & Shohl LLP 6/14/2010
Hospital and Health Insurer Deals May Cause Antitrust Problems Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP 5/24/2010
Federal Circuit Opts for Ordinary Observer Test in Anticipation Cases Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 3/11/2010
New FTC Guidance Highlights Need For Effective Social Media Policies Franczek Radelet P.C. 1/31/2010
Mergers on the Examining Table: The FTC Ratchets up Antitrust Enforcement in the Healthcare Sector Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 1/8/2010
Generic Substitution and Biopharmaceuticals: Where Are All the Follow-on Biologics? And, How Much Money Will They Save? Carpenter Law Firm PC 1/1/2010
New York’s International Banks Obtain Relief as Second Circuit Restricts Ability of Creditors to Use Maritime Rule B to Attach Electronic Fund Transfers Bingham McCutchen LLP 11/28/2009
What's In A Name? Plenty! Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC 11/28/2009
"Made in Taiwan" Now OK for Sales to U.S. Government Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 10/9/2009
HIT Vendors Subject to Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Health Breach Notification Rule Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 10/8/2009
FTC Issues Final Rule on Notifying Consumers About Breaches of Electronic Health Records Reed Smith LLP 9/22/2009
Update on Federal Trade Commission Red Flag Rules Relating to Identity Theft Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 9/19/2009
Employers Should Carefully Consider Whether To Sue Former Employees For Threatened Trade Secret Misappropriation Based On Recent California Court of Appeal Decision Awarding Over $1.6 Million To Former Employees Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 8/30/2009
Gone In 60 Seconds – When Dealerships Go Bad, What’s Their Lender To Do? Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. 8/24/2009
Court of Appeals Decides Non-Compete Covenant in Medical Staffing Case is Unenforceable, But Affirms Verdict for Misappropriation of Trade Secrets and Unfair Trade Practices 8/19/2009
Protecting Your IP in a Troubled Economy: A Modest (and Cost-Effective) Proposal Much Shelist, P.C. 8/14/2009
Antitrust Enforcement in the Obama Era: Back to Basics -- Vigorously Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 6/30/2009
White Collar Primer - A Business Person's Guide to Managing Investigations and Compliance Risk Levenfeld Pearlstein, LLC 6/26/2009
Business Interference: From The Outside And Inside Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. 6/5/2009
Hydrogen Peroxide: The Third Circuit’s “Acid Test” For Class Certification Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. 6/2/2009
Law and Practice: The Consumer Products Safety Improvement Act Of 2008 Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. 6/2/2009
Third Circuit Rules that Hospital Arrangement with Anesthesiologists May Violate the Stark and Anti-Kickback Laws Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. 5/29/2009
New Jersey Product Liability Jurisprudence: Highlights of 2008 and Anticipated Developments in 2009 Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. 5/20/2009
Foreign Trade Zones: A Missed Opportunity for Many U.S. Distributors and Manufacturers Much Shelist, P.C. 5/18/2009