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Biggest Competition Cases Of 2017

Law360, New York (January 3, 2018, 8:16 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Justice went on a winning streak last year that included successful merger challenges across a range of industries, while sprawling civil litigation involving pharmaceuticals and electronics saw major developments. Here, Law360 takes a look at some of the biggest competition cases from 2017.

Health Insurance Merger Wins

The DOJ successfully blocked two proposed megamergers in the health insurance industry last year, suing in D.C. district court to stop Aetna Inc.’s $37 billion deal for Humana Inc. and Anthem Inc.’s $54 billion deal...
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Case Title

MDL No. 1917 In Re: Cathode Ray Tube (CRT) Antitrust Litigation


Case Number

3:07-cv-05944

Court

California Northern

Nature of Suit

Anti-Trust

Judge

Jon S. Tigar

Date Filed

November 26, 2007


Case Title

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA et al v. AETNA INC. et al


Case Number

1:16-cv-01494

Court

District Of Columbia

Nature of Suit

Anti-Trust

Judge

John D. Bates

Date Filed

July 21, 2016


Case Title

United States of America v. DIRECTV Group Holdings, LLC et al


Case Number

2:16-cv-08150

Court

California Central

Nature of Suit

Anti-Trust

Judge

Michael W. Fitzgerald

Date Filed

November 2, 2016


Case Title

United States of America v. Energy Solutions, Inc. et al


Case Number

1:16-cv-01056

Court

Delaware

Nature of Suit

Anti-Trust

Judge

Sue L. Robinson

Date Filed

November 16, 2016


Case Title

USA, et al v. Anthem, Inc., et al


Case Number

17-5024

Court

Appellate - DC Circuit

Nature of Suit

2410 Antitrust

Date Filed

February 10, 2017


Case Title

United States of America v. Parker-Hannifin Corporation et al


Case Number

1:17-cv-01354

Court

Delaware

Nature of Suit

Anti-Trust

Judge

John E. Jones, III

Date Filed

September 26, 2017

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