The two largest U.S. futures exchanges, Chicago Mercantile Exchange Holdings Inc. and CBOT Holdings Inc.’s Chicago Board of Trade, remain confident that their impending merger will be approved by the U.S. Department of Justice, despite claims that it raises antitrust concerns.
In a blow to the Federal Communications Commission, a U.S. appeals court has tossed the agency’s 2004 decision that local telephone carrier BellSouth Corp. discriminated against competitors by offering various network access discounts.
Australian law firm Minter Ellison is one of the largest full-service law firms in the Asia Pacific region. Its antitrust lawyers have made strides living up to that reputation by handling cases that set standards, according to Dr. Ross Patterson, who heads up the firm’s competition and regulation practice.
The U.S. Department of Justice on Wednesday granted steel giants Mittal Steel Co. NV and Arcelor SA 60 more days to quell antitrust concerns regarding their merger.
Whenever Nixon Peabody LLP is recognized in the press as a great place to work, its Labor & Employment team feels especially proud. The head of the practice group, Jeffrey Tanenbaum, maintains that the firm’s good reputation as an employer clearly reflects the efforts of its employment team.
A “recurring and fundamental problem” with limited competition in European securities markets has prompted competition officials to warn E.U. stock exchanges to comply with a recently drafted code of conduct.
With the merger of Gardner Carton & Douglas LLP and Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP looming, attorneys at the two firms are very excited over the combined restructuring practice and the possibilities the union will create.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodities Future Trading Commission may be the next organizations to collaborate on regulation. The chairmen of both organizations have been meeting recently to discuss the possibility of working together on some issues, according to a published report.
US Airways Inc. will meet with Delta Air Lines Inc. and its official unsecured creditors committee this week to discuss its unsolicited $8 billion merger bid.
Convinced that Bryan Cave LLP would offer him a better platform for servicing his clients, antitrust litigator and counselor Paul M. Kaplan made the jump from his previous job at Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP.
The new conditions imposed by the Spanish government on the merger of energy companies E.On AG and Endesa SA “raise serious doubts as to their compatibility with EC law,” according to the European Union.
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP prides itself on client satisfaction, and sometimes that means providing services out of the traditional realm of a labor and employment group.
Extending its growth across the United States, national workplace law firm Jackson Lewis LLP has opened its doors in Newport Beach, Calif.
The European Commission is planning to launch an in-depth investigation into Universal Music Group's planned acquisition of the BMG Music publishing business, according to a published report.
Sidley Austin is facing new challenges from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in the agency’s much watched age discrimination lawsuit again the law firm, with the EEOC seeking to block the firm’s bids for certain employee data.
Eight IP attorneys from Dorsey & Whitney LLP’s sinking San Francisco office plus two from its Palo Alto office will soon jump ship to Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, the latter firm announced Tuesday.
Two expert economists have signed up with Competition Policy Associates (Compass), an economic consulting firm that keeps a watchful eye on antitrust matters.
The U.S. Department of Labor has filed an objection to bankrupt chemical products maker Solutia Inc.’s proposed reorganization plan, claiming it might violate the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.
Two securities trading firms have reached a settlement in a case sparked by a massive defection of employees from the Singapore branch of one firm to the other.
A federal judge has blocked an attempt by Comair Inc.’s pilots union to subpoena documents related to a bid by US Airways Inc. to take over Comair’s bankrupt parent company, Delta Air Lines Inc.