The U.S. Department of Justice will step into court Monday for its first trial challenging an almost purely vertical merger in 40 years, alleging that AT&T’s planned, $85 billion purchase of Time Warner will give AT&T too much power over rival distributors.
Alza Corp. continues to put pressure on American Sales Co. to produce information that reinforces the plaintiff’s claims that the Johnson & Johnson subsidiary improperly controlled the market for Ditropan XL by preventing the sale of copycat versions of the incontinence drug.
The Federal Circuit on Friday upheld the U.S. Department of Commerce’s “zeroing” method for calculating anti-dumping duties, saying the United States' agreement to comply with a World Trade Organization ruling that panned the policy didn’t apply in cases like that brought by a Dutch steel titan.
European Union Competition Commissioner Neelie Kroes on Wednesday denounced U.S. Department of Justice comments that criticized a European high court for upholding a €497 million antitrust fine for Microsoft Corp.
One of the plaintiffs in the multidistrict antitrust litigation against numerous insurers and brokers has signaled that it wants its particular cases remanded back to federal court in Mississippi.
The Senate Judiciary Committee has passed legislation that, if it becomes law, will purportedly increase competition and fairness by repealing the railroad antitrust exemptions.
The United States has conceded to lower ceilings on farm subsidies and asked other countries to follow its lead as part of current round of World Trade Organization talks on opening global trade.
After months of investigating the grocery market, Britain's top antitrust watchdog has accused the country's biggest supermarkets and their suppliers of conspiring to keep dairy product prices artificially high.
Despite the vocal protests of Europe's largest energy providers, the European Commission has adopted legislation that will force energy companies to separate production and supply from transmission networks.
The board of directors of defense contractor BAE Systems has been hit with a lawsuit for allegedly paying more than $2 billion in bribes to a Saudi prince as part of a 1985 contract to provide Saudi Arabia with military equipment.
Two French wine producers received illegal state aid from the government in an effort to keep the struggling businesses afloat, according to a ruling by the European Court of First Instance.
New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo has asked a federal court to deny a bid by defendants to reconsider a portion of an earlier ruling that nixes the companies’ motion to dismiss the government's claim in the ongoing antitrust multidistrict litigation against dynamic random access memory manufacturers.
A federal judge has dismissed antitrust and breach-of-contract claims against Snapple Beverage Group Inc. and affiliates in a once-large putative class action accusing Snapple and several transshippers of price discrimination among New York-area distributors.
EnCana Corp. and its U.S.-based energy trading unit WD Energy Services Inc. continue to face a $60 million antitrust suit filed by a California winery that claims the two companies colluded with others to hike up the prices for natural gas after an unsuccessful appeal of the case.
"Antitrust is anything but cookie-cutter work. If you are creative and want to use your creativity to the benefit of clients, antitrust offers that opportunity," says H. Stephen Harris Jr. of Alston & Bird.
Jurisdictional disputes between U.S. regulators impose huge and needless burdens on companies, says Susan Creighton of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati.
U.S. Information Systems Inc. has attempted to block the defendants' recent bid to have its antitrust suit over competition in the New York City telecommunications installation market tossed out.
A federal judge has unsealed a pair of consolidated amended complaints that detail numerous instances in which makers of static random access memory chips allegedly shared information as part of their price-fixing conspiracy.
The European Commission attached €328.6 million in fines to some of the world's largest haberdashery product manufacturers on Wednesday for their alleged participation in illegal cartels in market for zip and other fasteners.
The day after Reliant Energy Inc. asked for an antitrust case against it to be thrown out, co-defendant Coral Energy Resources LP joined the fight.
Plaintiffs in the massive consolidated antitrust litigation against a group of insurers and brokers have renewed their battle to keep ERISA claims in the litigation, arguing that ERISA's strict requirements for fiduciaries are intended to protect workers and cannot be “so easily avoided.”