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The Antitrust Week In Review

Posted  02/10/20
Here are some of the developments in antitrust news this past week that we found interesting and are following. Administration Ends Antitrust Probe of 4 Automakers, Calif.  The Trump administration has ended its antitrust probe into a deal between California and four of the world's biggest automakers, after failing to find that the companies' conduct violated the law. The Justice Department's investigation, which...

The Antitrust Week In Review

Posted  02/3/20
Here are some of the developments in antitrust news this past week that we found interesting and are following. Martin Shkreli Faces New Accusations Over High-Priced Drug.  Martin Shkreli, a former pharmaceutical executive serving a seven-year prison sentence for defrauding investors, was accused on Monday of trying to maintain a monopoly over the lifesaving drug Daraprim through anticompetitive tactics. The...

The Antitrust Week In Review

Posted  01/27/20
Here are some of the developments in antitrust news this past week that we found interesting and are following. EU plans more protectionist antitrust rules, data sharing in policy shake-up.  The EU plans to adopt more protectionist antitrust rules and encourage businesses to share data as part of an industrial policy overhaul aimed at giving European companies a sharper edge in global markets, a strategy document...

The Antitrust Week In Review

Posted  01/21/20
Here are some of the developments in antitrust news this past week that we found interesting and are following. Facebook sued in U.S. federal court for alleged anticompetitive conduct.  Four companies sued Facebook Inc. in U.S. federal court on Thursday for alleged anticompetitive conduct, saying the social network inappropriately revoked developer access to its platform in order to harm prospective competitors....

The Antitrust Week In Review

Posted  01/13/20
Here are some of the developments in antitrust news this past week that we found interesting and are following. U.S. agency considering rule reining in non-compete agreements for workers.  The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC), one of two agencies that enforce antitrust law, is considering a rule aimed at reining in corporations from pushing employees to sign non-compete agreements that prevent them from working...

The Antitrust Week In Review

Posted  01/6/20
Here are some of the developments in antitrust news this past week that we found interesting and are following. Police body camera maker Axon sues U.S. FTC over antitrust litigation.  Axon Enterprise Inc. is suing the U.S. Federal Trade Commission in a bid to have antitrust proceedings over an acquisition heard in a federal court and not in an internal FTC process, claiming that the FTC’s ability to both...

The Antitrust Week In Review

Posted  12/23/19
Here are some of the developments in antitrust news this past week that we found interesting and are following. Sutter Health to Pay $575 Million to Settle Antitrust Lawsuit.  Sutter Health, the large hospital system in Northern California, said Friday that it had agreed to pay $575 million to settle claims of anti-competitive behavior brought by the California state attorney general as well as unions and...

The Antitrust Week In Review

Posted  12/16/19
Here are some of the developments in antitrust news this past week that we found interesting and are following. F.T.C. Is Said to Consider an Injunction Against Facebook.  The Federal Trade Commission is considering seeking a preliminary injunction against Facebook to prevent the social network from integrating several of its messaging services, according to three people with knowledge of the matter. The agency...

The Antitrust Week In Review

Posted  12/9/19
Facebook in EU antitrust crosshairs over data collection.  EU antitrust regulators are investigating how Facebook collects and monetizes its data, the European Commission said, opening a second front on top of an existing probe into the social media giant’s online marketplace. “These investigations concern the way data is gathered, processed, used and monetized including for advertising purposes,” the EU...

Trillium Argues Oregon Hospitals Conspired to Prevent Insurer’s Entry into State-Regulated Medicaid Markets

Posted  12/5/19
By James J. Kovacs
Three major hospital systems are accused of taking advantage of state regulation of healthcare to snuff out competition in a novel antitrust case filed in the United States District Court for the District of Oregon. Trillium Community Health Plan, a subsidiary of the Centene Corporation, alleges numerous entities and individuals, including three prominent hospital systems—Legacy Health, Providence Health &...
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