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Antitrust, Mergers, FTC & Unfair Competition News

In the United States, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the  Department of Justice (DOJ) regulate antitrust and trade-regulations laws. From guaranteeing market-monopolization doesn’t polarize the market, to regulating ‘no-poach’ antitrust agreements between employers, there are many regulations which govern this area of law. The National Law Review covers cases and news from the United States and internationally.

Joint ventures, structural issues, mergers, comparative advertising, price-fixing schemes, discrimination, and distribution constraints are among the different types of news readers will find on The National Law Review. The Antitrust Division of the DOJ highly regulates insider-trading, company-organizational schemes, and monopolization by major companies, to regulate a fair and balanced industry for all companies in a given industry.

The International Trade Commission (ITC) regulates international antitrust laws, alongside other international government agencies. Illegal market trades, global competition law, international trade agreements, The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), are all governed by the US and international government agencies, to guarantee fair-dealings internationally. The National Law Review has regular updates on NAFTA negotiations as wells as news regarding the TPP and the United States role in the treaty.

The Committee of Foreign Investments in the United States is also in charge of regulation of antitrust agreements and mergers and acquisition deals between US and international businesses. The CFIUS governs investments between two American-companies, as well as US-based and international companies who contract in a purchase-sale agreement to determine fairness, and proper balance in negotiations between companies on the international level.

Due to the different laws in the US and around the world, there are many government bodies which regulate and govern the antitrust and trade regulation industry. Not only to maintain a fair balance between trade partners, but also to ensure market-monopolization does not occur, allowing major corporations to eliminate smaller, local, and international competitors in their niche. The National Law Review keeps readers up to date with expert legal analysis on these issues.

Date Title Organization
10
Aug
Latest Chapter in New York Market Manipulation Case: Court OKs Morgan Stanley’s $4.8 Million Settlement Bracewell LLP
10
Aug
Private Challenges to Reverse Payment Settlement Allowed to Go Forward Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
10
Aug
FTC Uses Creative Remedy to Halt Cardiology Practice Merger: Requires Suspension of Employed Physicians’ Non-Compete Contracts Mintz
9
Aug
FTC Signals Potential for Greater Use of Monetary Remedies in Competition Cases Bracewell LLP
7
Aug
Tremendous Transactional Opportunities in Life Sciences / Healthcare Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
7
Aug
Recent California Case Highlights Standards for Trade Secret Misappropriation Cases Greenberg Traurig, LLP
5
Aug
Supply Chain Efficiency: Valuation and Transfer Pricing Considerations McDermott Will & Emery
5
Aug
Alternative Dispute Resolution — Thoughts on Early Case Assessment and Resolution Schiff Hardin LLP
4
Aug
When Is Resale Price Maintenance Legal in China? McDermott Will & Emery
4
Aug
ECJ Rules Access to Documents Can Be Denied on Basis of General Presumption That Disclosure Undermines Merger Control Proceedings McDermott Will & Emery
4
Aug
Wind Energy Industry Will Be Affected by Recent Trade Decisions, Tax Policy McDermott Will & Emery
3
Aug
Supreme Court to Hear FTC Challenge to Anticompetitive Merger Bracewell LLP
30
Jul
U.S. Food Safety Regulations & Foreign Operations: International Processors Discuss Varnum LLP
30
Jul
New Complaint Filed By Technology Properties Limited McDermott Will & Emery
27
Jul
Changes to the Feed-In Tariff Scheme for Non-Solar Photovoltaic Technologies in the UK McDermott Will & Emery
26
Jul
‘Your Baby Can Read,’ Targeted for Dubious Ads, Closes Its Doors Ifrah Law
24
Jul
PJM Internal Bilateral Transactions – What Is Going On? Bracewell LLP
23
Jul
From the Data Protection and Privacy Conference: Words of Advice from the Federal Trade Commission Mintz
20
Jul
Antitrust Compliance Programs: Time to Recalibrate Your Risk-Benefit Analysis? McDermott Will & Emery
20
Jul
Selling Your Business - Retain Your Ability to Regain Control Until You're Fully Paid Williams Kastner

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