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In the News

Thomas Lang in Inside Counsel: FTC Case Against Dental Board in North Carolina Could Set Precedent for State Antitrust Immunity

The case of North Carolina Board of Dental Examiners v. FTC is being watched closely by those in the medical community for its potential far-reaching ramifications on state boards and agencies, as well as regulators who practice in the fields in which they are tasked to regulate. >>



Recent Publications

Top U.S. Antitrust Division Officials Provide Guidance Regarding Compliance Programs

Two top officials of the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division have spoken publicly in the last week about corporate compliance programs. >>

Hart-Scott-Rodino Act: Annual Jurisdictional Thresholds Revisions

On January 17, 2014, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced increased jurisdictional thresholds for premerger notification filings under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (HSR Act). >>




Publications


09/17/2014 Top U.S. Antitrust Division Officials Provide Guidance Regarding Compliance Programs
03/26/2014 Headache Prevention: Lessons on Conflicts of Interest
02/19/2014 A Practical Guide to Applying the Federal Sentencing Guidelines in Antitrust Cases
01/23/2014 Hart-Scott-Rodino Act: Annual Jurisdictional Thresholds Revisions
01/01/2014 2013 Year in Review: Antitrust and Business Litigation
09/30/2013 CPI Antitrust Chronicle Guest Article: FTC v. Actavis: Has the Dust Really Settled?
06/17/2013 What Elephant? Supreme Court Downplays Inquiry into Patent Strength in Hatch-Waxman Settlements
04/01/2013 Comcast Corp. v. Behrend: Supreme Court Rejects Expert Damages Model as Insufficient for Class Certification in Antitrust Class Action
02/19/2013 New Texas State Court Rules Become Effective March 1, 2013
01/18/2013 Hart-Scott-Rodino Act: Annual Jurisdictional Thresholds Revisions
01/01/2013 2012 Year in Review: Antitrust and Business Litigation
06/01/2012 Go Figure v. Curves International Exhibits The Difficulty of Imposing Antitrust Scrutiny to the Franchise Dynamic
05/31/2012 Information Sharing: Still Risky After All These Years
05/24/2012 Information Sharing: Still Risky After All These Years
01/30/2012 Hart-Scott-Rodino Act: Annual Jurisdictional Thresholds Revisions
01/13/2012 Texas Bar Journal Guest Article: 2011 Year in Review - Antitrust and Business Litigation
12/01/2011 Program Insights - Disclosure of Leniency Documents: Implications of the ECJ’s Pfleiderer Decision in the U.S.
07/11/2011 Important Changes to HSR Act Reporting Requirements
05/13/2011 FTC Premerger Notification Office Revised Position on the Use of Escrows
05/05/2011 Joint Ventures and Competitor Collaborations: A General Overview
05/04/2011 DOJ’s Antitrust Division - Increased Civil Enforcement as the Microsoft Case Nears its Conclusion
01/01/2011 2010 Year in Review: Antitrust and Business Litigation
12/21/2010 Horizontal Cooperation Agreements Between Competitors: Key Features of the Revised EC Guidelines
10/21/2010 SEC Proposes Definition of “Family Office”
10/05/2010 SEC Postpones Implementation of Shareholder Proxy Access
09/10/2010 Proposed Changes to the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act and the Premerger Notification and Report Form
09/07/2010 SEC Warns Credit Rating Agencies of Increased Fraud Scrutiny
04/01/2010 Ethics Issues Arising from Joint Defense Agreements - An Issue Outline
02/10/2010 Application of the Federal Sentencing Guidelines to Organizations in Antitrust Cases: A Practical Guide
01/25/2010 A New Era of Cooperation at the SEC
01/01/2010 2009 Year in Review: Antitrust and Business Litigation
07/20/2009 The 2008 Term of the United States Supreme Court: The Decisions Most Important to the Business Community
05/27/2009 Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act (FERA) Legislation
05/27/2009 Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act Expands Liability Under the False Claims Act and Criminal Fraud Provisions
05/12/2009 Aggressive Antitrust Enforcement: What Should Businesses Expect from the Obama Administration’s Recent Policy Announcements?
01/16/2009 Hart-Scott-Rodino Act: Annual Jurisdictional Thresholds Revisions and Civil Penalties Adjustments
12/18/2008 Siemens AG Concludes FCPA Investigations with Record-Setting Criminal Penalty
09/12/2008 Criminal Prosecution of the FCPA
09/05/2008 Recent SEC Action Reinforces Principles of Compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
08/06/2008 Whole Foods - Where Does the Federal Trade Commission Go From Here?
06/27/2008 $32 Million in Sanctions Against Houston Firm Highlights U.S. Enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
06/27/2008 Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”)
03/01/2008 Corporate Governance Issues in Antitrust Internal Investigations, ABA Antitrust Compliance Bulletin