Court allows tuna price-fixing claim to proceed

Jan 12, 2017 By: Elizabeth T. Brown

A San Diego federal judge has allowed direct and indirect purchasers to proceed with claims that Bumble Bee Foods LLC, StarKist Co.

Managing the Antitrust Risks of Information Exchanges

Dec 12, 2016 By: Janelle Filson Wrigley

Information exchanges between competitors are a hot area of antitrust enforcement.

DOJ, FTC warn HR professionals on ‘naked’ wage fixing, no-poach pacts

Oct 29, 2016 By: Elizabeth T. Brown

The Justice Department has announced it will criminally investigate companies that enter into agreements to fix employee compensation or pledge not to

Payment card networks must face antitrust suits over fraud liability shift

Oct 14, 2016 By: Elizabeth T. Brown

The major credit and debit card networks have lost their bid to toss a class-action suit claiming they conspired to shift liability

Crocs’ officials aided firm’s monopolization of foam clog market, suit says

Aug 15, 2016 By: Elizabeth T. Brown

A competing footwear maker alleges in a suit filed in Colorado federal court that certain directors and officers of Crocs Inc. have aided the company in its effort to monopolize the market for molded clog-type footwear.

Healthcare Competition: Providers and Insurers

Oct 15, 2015 By: Janelle Filson Wrigley

The healthcare industry presents a wide range of complex antitrust issues. In addition to the FTC and DOJ’s involvement, state antitrust enforcement and private litigation are also common.

Apple Antitrust Settlement Payment Upheld on Appeal

Jul 6, 2015 By: Craig Blakeley

On a 2-1 vote, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit upheld the ebook pricing antitrust ruling against Apple, Inc.

Truck heater suppliers sued for price-fixing

Jun 22, 2015 By: Debby Nathan

A trucking company has alleged in a federal class-action lawsuit that companies that sell parking heaters for commercial vehicles have conspired to fix prices for the products.

Today in 1922: SCOTUS exempts Major League Baseball from antitrust laws

May 29, 2015 By: Jeremy Byellin

On May 29, 1922, the Supreme Court decided Federal Baseball Club v. National League, which exempted Major League Baseball from federal antitrust laws.

When internal compliance monitoring stumbles, directors and officers may face risk

May 11, 2015 By: Nick Sullivan

Jeffery M. Cross and Dylan Smith of Freeborn & Peters discuss when officers and directors can be liable for failed internal compliance monitoring following a criminal antitrust conviction or civil antitrust enforcement settlement.

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