Analysis

The Biggest Competition Cases Of 2016

By Eric Kroh (December 16, 2016, 5:09 PM EST) -- This year has been a tumultuous one on many fronts, not least in the area of antitrust litigation. Throughout 2016, attorneys were treated to a wealth of important and unexpected court decisions in areas ranging from health care to financial services to international comity.

Here, Law360 takes a look back at some of the biggest competition cases of the year.

Anti-Steering Rules

In September, the Second Circuit reversed a win by the U.S. Department of Justice in a suit accusing American Express of violating antitrust laws by imposing rules barring merchants from steering consumers to other credit card brands.

The appeals...

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