The growing discontent between Anthem and Cigna hit a boiling point this week, with the health insurance giants trading shots in Delaware Chancery Court after Cigna attempted to end their $54 billion deal following the Justice Department's successful bid to block the combination, despite Anthem's ongoing appeal. Here, Law360 breaks down the litigation and the events leading up to it.
In an escalating fight amongst non-lethal weapon makers, Bestex Co. and Taser International are firing back and forth over a patent for an air cartridge used in their air guns, alleging unfair competition.
Video rental giant Blockbuster Inc. is fighting back against online rival Netflix, filing a countersuit Tuesday that claims its competitor is trying to monopolize the movie rental market by using unenforceable patents.
With potential immunity hanging in the balance, Air Canada has admitted that it is cooperating with the U.S. Department of Justice and the European Commission in the ongoing international probe into alleged price-fixing in the $60 billion air cargo industry.
Chip maker Advanced Micro Devices Inc. is grasping for strings in its attempt to hold rival Intel Corp. accountable in U.S. courts for foreign conduct, according to Intel, which is trying to dismiss foreign commerce claims from AMD’s antitrust case.
Following a two-year investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, a third Williams Energy employee has pled guilty to engaging in a scheme to manipulate natural gas prices.
Before King & Spalding LLP’s antitrust practice pools its resources and maps out a plan in order to deal with a problem, the group likes to use a key tool it’s picked up along the way: listening.
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has requested more information from two of the nation’s largest funeral home operators in its examination of whether their impending merger will diminish competition in the funeral home industry.
Bringing a long-running legal battle to an end, Barr Laboratories Inc. has agreed to a $22.5 million settlement deal with Invamed Inc. and Apothecon Inc. over the raw material source for the blood thinner Warfarin Sodium.
The House of Representatives passed a sweeping telecommunications bill Thursday, a move that will streamline telephone companies’ access to the market for video services.
The U.S. House of Representatives has struck down an amendment that would have implemented net neutrality regulations and prohibited broadband providers from giving preferential treatment to Internet sites.
White & Case LLP has come a long way from its humble beginnings in 1994. Just 12 years later, the firm boasts 135 antitrust attorneys worldwide, and much of its rapid growth stems from its key headquarters in Washington, D.C.
Medical technology company UltiMed Inc. has filed an antitrust lawsuit against its embattled rival, Becton Dickinson & Co., accusing the much larger company of barring competition in the market for home-use insulin syringes.
An €11 million tax write-off granted by the Slovak government constitutes illegal state aid and must be recovered with interest, the European Commission announced Thursday.
As a long-awaited draft antitrust law passed China’s cabinet this week, government officials tried to assure multinational business leaders that the possible changes would not be used to allow prejudice against foreign investors.
Boasting over 60 years of experience, Hogan & Hartson LLP may already be considered one of the top antitrust practices in the world, but the Washington, D.C. group is determined not to rest on the firm’s laurels.
In a move that could have far-reaching implications for generic drug makers, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit has upheld a controversial U.S. Food and Drug Administration rule that restricts the type of court decisions that can trigger the 180-day generic exclusivity period.
A dispute over monopolization of Internet domain name registry worked its way into a congressional hearing on Capitol Hill this week, where legislators considered action on a proposed settlement agreement that allegedly stifles competition for buying .com addresses.
The E.C. has initiated infringement proceedings over France's policies regarding reduced-tax savings accounts, and extended the scope of its inquiry into whether previous payments to Credit Mutuel violate E.C. prohibitions against state aid.
The Luxembourg Court of First Instance this week threw out the appeal of two Austrian banks that had accused the European Commission of wrongly sharing information related to a banking price-fixing case.
O’Melveny & Myers may be a rookie to the antitrust game but the firm has come a long way in a short amount of time, thanks in part to stacking its deck with former government officials.