Perspectives on Antitrust & Competition Law
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The US Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission recently issued an updated set of guidelines for “vertical mergers,” or mergers between companies at different levels of the supply or distribution chain.
DOJ Antitrust Business Review Letter Confirms Trade Associations Can Remain Relevant to the Virtual Marketplace
The US Department of Justice issued a business review letter on April 16, 2020, that confirms trade associations can remain relevant and valuable as they manage an escalated emphasis on supporting online marketplaces.
Last week, a California federal jury concluded that the maker of 5-Hour Energy Drink did not violate federal antitrust law by selling the energy shots to Costco for less than the price charged to its family-owned rivals.
The Federal Trade Commission issued a decision last week illustrating that even sophisticated executives need reminding that emails and texts will be “Exhibit A” of an antitrust violation.
WASHINGTON — Fifty Arent Fox LLP attorneys have been rated as leaders in their profession by The Best Lawyers in America 2020.
Justice Department Offers New Antitrust Guidance With Lessons for Nonprofits, Associations, and Other Member-Owned and Operated Organizations
When was the last time your organization reviewed its antitrust compliance program?
The $50 billion dollar global online event ticketing market is expected to grow to $70 billion dollars by 2025. This growth coincides with recently heightened allegations of deceptive practices.
A Michigan federal judge on Thursday dismissed an antitrust complaint challenging multiple listing service (MLS) rules that limit access to realtor association members (an MLS aggregates and manages real estate listing data and facilitates cooperation among real estate agents and brokers).
Zillow Faces Antitrust Lawsuit for Alleged Conspiracy to Conceal Display of Inaccurate ‘Zestimates’ for Favored Brokers’ Listings
A recent antitrust lawsuit filed against Zillow claims that the online real estate marketing giant has illegally conspired with certain brokers by agreeing to conceal the display of Zillow’s home valuation estimates, known as “Zestimates,” for the brokers’ listings on Zillow.com.
Online Retailer and Executive Plead Guilty to Price-Fixing Conspiracy Conducted Via Social Media and Text Messaging
An online retailer pled guilty to a price-fixing conspiracy for customized promotional products that was implemented through text messaging and social media.
A class of plaintiffs succeeded earlier this month in persuading a New Jersey federal court that trade and professional associations may violate the antitrust laws by tying benefits to association membership.
Has Estee Lauder built such significant brand value that a retailer is doomed if it cannot stock Estee Lauder’s products on its shelves? This is the question Duty Free Americas asked a federal appeals court to once again consider after both the district court and the appeals court said “no.”