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Morning Plenary: The Long Arm of the Law

Charleston Library Conference

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Charleston, S.C.
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40 Schiff Hardin Lawyers Named to 2016 Illinois Super Lawyers, Rising Stars Lists

The Super Lawyers selection methodology includes a statewide nomination process, peer review by practice area, and independent research on candidates.

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91 Schiff Hardin Lawyers Named to 2016 Illinois, Michigan Leading Lawyers Network

The list is comprised of those attorneys who are most recommended as top lawyers among their peers.

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39 Schiff Hardin Lawyers Named to 2017 Illinois Super Lawyers, Rising Stars Lists, and Two Schiff Hardin Attorneys Named to Top 50 Women Lawyers

Thirty-nine Schiff Hardin attorneys have been selected for inclusion on the 2017 Illinois Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.

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99 Schiff Hardin Attorneys Named to 2017 Leading Lawyers List

Ninety-nine Schiff Hardin lawyers have been named to the 2017 Leading Lawyers list for Illinois and Michigan.

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40 Attorneys Named to 2018 Illinois Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, and Top Women Lists

Forty Schiff Hardin attorneys have been recognized on the 2018 Illinois Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.

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95 Schiff Hardin Lawyers Named to 2018 Leading Lawyers Lists

Ninety-six Schiff Hardin lawyers have been named to the 2018 Leading Lawyers lists for Illinois and Michigan.

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2019 Leading Lawyers Lists Recognize 95 Schiff Attorneys

Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to have 95 attorneys named to the 2019 Leading Lawyers list.

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Super Lawyers Names 39 Schiff Attorneys to 2019 Illinois Super Lawyers, Rising Stars Lists

Two partners were recognized among “best of the best” on 2019 Illinois Top Lists

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Appellate Court Affirms FTC’s Finding of Illegal Exclusive Dealing Program

On April 15, 2015, a panel of the 11th Circuit affirmed a decision by a divided Federal Trade Commission that McWane, Inc. violated FTC Act Section 5 with a partial exclusive dealing program adopted to combat a rival.

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NGA Does not Preempt State Antitrust Suits

Schiff Hardin Energy & Environmental Law Adviser

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PhRMAs Objections to HSR Rule on Exclusive Licenses Face Skeptical Appellate Judges

The Federal Trade Commission's Premerger Notification Office (FTC) has long interpreted Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) premerger notification requirements to cover exclusive licenses as a reportable acquisition (assuming all other requirements are met) if the licensor did not retain any rights to "make, use or sell" under the patent.

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9th Circuit Finds Market Allegations Sufficient, Overturns Dismissal in Sutter Health Tying Case

Last week, a 9th Circuit panel overturned the dismissal of plaintiffs’ tying and steering antitrust claims in the putative class action of Sidibe, et. al. v. Sutter Health.

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DOJ Polices e-Commerce Antitrust Violations

In December 2015, the Department of Justice’s investigation into the alleged price-fixing of internet-sold wall posters resulted in the indictment of Daniel William Alston and his Britain-based company, Trod Ltd.

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Dominant Ill. Hospital’s Exclusive Contracts Not Anticompetitive

Exclusive dealing agreements, while common across industries, raise real antitrust issues for companies with arguably high market shares.

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Failure to Comply with the HSR Act Just Got More Expensive

In late June, the Federal Trade Commission raised its maximum civil penalties. The new maximums will apply to civil penalties assessed after August 1, 2016, and will include civil penalties for violations that occurred prior to the effective date.

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Hicks v. PGA: Caddies’ Complaint Lands in the Rough

A lawsuit filed against the PGA Tour by a group of 168 golf caddies was recently dismissed with prejudice by the District Court for the Northern District of California.

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Jury Clears Chrysler of RP Discrimination: Lower Prices Were “Functionally Available”

Last week, a federal jury in Northern California found that Fiat Chrysler’s U.S. entity did not violate Robinson-Patman’s prohibition on price discrimination with its dealer incentive programs.

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New HSR Thresholds to Take Effect Soon

On January 21, 2016, the FTC announced the annual adjustments to the jurisdictional thresholds for premerger notification filings under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act (HSR).

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Olympic Runner’s Antitrust Suit Can’t Clear Hurdle

An antitrust lawsuit filed by Run Gum, a manufacturer of energy-enhanced chewing gum founded by two-time Olympic runner Nick Symmonds, was recently dismissed with prejudice in federal district court.

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Supreme Court Likely to Decide on McWane Petition for Certiorari next Monday

Last year, the Eleventh Circuit affirmed the FTC’s finding that McWane, Inc. had violated Section 5 of the FTC Act via exclusive dealing.

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1-800 Contacts’ Trademark Agreements with Rivals Not Safe from Antitrust Scrutiny

Last August, the Federal Trade Commission issued an administrative complaint against 1-800 Contacts alleging that the company’s agreements with its competitors over the use of trademarks in search advertising violated FTC Act Section 5.

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7th Circuit Affirms Summary Judgment for Dominant Illinois Hospital and its Exclusive Contracts

Last fall, the dominant hospital in Peoria, Ill. won summary judgment against a claim of anticompetitive, exclusive dealing agreements made by its major competitor.

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New HSR Thresholds to Take Effect Soon

On January 19, 2017, the FTC announced the annual adjustments to the jurisdictional thresholds for premerger notification filings under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act (HSR).

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Supreme Court Decision in BMS Limits Where Companies Can Be Sued

The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision delivered this week in Bristol-Myers Squibb v. Superior Court of California (BMS) reaffirmed the Court’s commitment to limiting state courts’ jurisdiction over national class actions.

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Top 5 Antitrust Issues Facing Companies in the U.S. Today

Whether dealing with online competitors, market disruption or regulatory uncertainty, companies operating in the U.S. face a host of new and ongoing challenges.

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Top 5 Antitrust Issues Facing Companies in the U.S. Today: #1 New Enforcement Officials

While there is general consensus in the antitrust community that antitrust enforcement should be focused on protecting competition, there is disagreement about how active antitrust enforcement should be.

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Top 5 Antitrust Issues Facing Companies in the U.S. Today: #2 Competitor Collaboration

Antitrust law has always been concerned about certain types of collaboration among competitors – but it has at times acknowledged that benchmarking, joint ventures, and information exchanges can promote competition if done properly.

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Top 5 Antitrust Issues Facing Companies in the U.S. Today: #3 Pricing

Prices provide crucial information to buyers and sellers, and so have always been critical to a competitive economy and antitrust law.

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Top 5 Antitrust Issues Facing Companies in the U.S. Today: #4 Merger Review

Merger review has long been the aspect of antitrust law most visible in the general media – and the run-up to the November election was no exception.

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Top 5 Antitrust Issues Facing Companies in the U.S. Today: #5 Intellectual Property

Decades ago, antitrust enforcement officials developed the “9 No-No’s” regarding patents and licenses. The days of antitrust hostility toward intellectual property are behind us, but renewed tension between antitrust and intellectual property policy seems to be growing.

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Congress Enacts New Law to Control Foreign Investments in the U.S.

President Trump signed into law the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act (FIRRMA) to modernize the CFIUS review process to address 21st century national security concerns today. Congress enacted FIRRMA as Title XVII of the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act, HR 5515.

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DOJ Antitrust Division Again Emphasizes Risks of “No-Poach” Agreements

In a recent speech, the head of the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) once again warned companies about the antitrust risks of certain agreements among employers not to hire each other’s employees.

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New HSR Thresholds to Take Effect Soon

On January 26, 2018, the Federal Trade Commission announced upward revisions to the jurisdictional thresholds for premerger notification filings under the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Act.

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Foreign Minority Investors Beware: CFIUS Issues New Regulations to Implement the 2018 FIRRMA Statute

It is increasingly popular for overseas investors to purchase minority interests such as limited partnerships in U.S.-based companies or funds.

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New HSR Thresholds to Take Effect Soon

On February 15, 2019, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced upward revisions to the jurisdictional thresholds for premerger notification filings under the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Act.