October 25, 2021

Volume XI, Number 298

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October 25, 2021

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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 that 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 the 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 that 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.

For hourly updates on the latest news about Antitrust & Trade Regulation law, regulations, and legislation, be sure to follow our Antitrust Twitter feed and sign up for complimentary e-news bulletins.

Date Title Organization
25
Mar
SPACs 2.0: New SPAC Rules Changes Approved By NASDAQ And NYSE AMEX And New Market Features Make SPACs A More Attractive Investment Vehicle In 2011 Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
23
Mar
Comments Solicited on Fundamental Changes to FERC's Market-Based Rate and Merger Review Process Tests Bracewell LLP
20
Mar
Recent Developments in Dispositive Motions: To Be or Not, Twombly? Greenberg Traurig, LLP
18
Mar
Block Exemption Regulation On Specialisation and Joint Production Agreements Greenberg Traurig, LLP
18
Mar
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
17
Mar
First Section 2 Monopolization Case Of the Obama Administration Targets Dominant Texas Health Care Provider Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
16
Mar
Increased Hart-Scott-Rodino Premerger Notification Thresholds for 2011 Greenberg Traurig, LLP
11
Mar
Block Exemption Regulation For Research and Development Agreements Greenberg Traurig, LLP
11
Mar
Fifth Circuit Concludes that Allegations of Price-Fixing Involving Private Corporate Participation with OPEC are Beyond the Reach of Section 1 Greenberg Traurig, LLP
10
Mar
EU Guidelines on Industry Standards (Technical or Quality Requirements) Greenberg Traurig, LLP
9
Mar
New EU Competition Rules Dealing With Competitor Contacts Greenberg Traurig, LLP
9
Mar
Delaware Court Enjoins Merger Vote Citing Conflicts of Interest of Financial Advisor Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
25
Feb
Indirect Purchaser Plavix Class Actions Tossed for Lack of Antitrust Standing Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
24
Feb
Aspartame Class Action Dismissal Affirmed on Statute of Limitations Grounds Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
22
Feb
2011 Hart-Scott-Rodino Threshold Requirements Hunton Andrews Kurth
21
Feb
Delaware Chancery Court Provides Further Clarification as to When the "Entire Fairness" Standard of Review is Appropriate and How It Will Be Applied Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
18
Feb
Court Approves Disgorgement of Profits from Anticompetitive Behavior in Electricity Market Bracewell LLP
16
Feb
New Filing Thresholds for Hart-Scott-Rodino "HSR" Act Premerger Notifications and Interlocking Directorates Announced Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
10
Feb
Not Your Father's Insurance Coverage: Using Transactional Insurance to Drive Business Opportunities Much Shelist, P.C.
5
Feb
Some Interesting New Developments as SEC Adopts Final Say-on-Pay Rules Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

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