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The Antitrust Week in Review

The Antitrust Week In Review

Posted  08/8/23
Here are some of the developments in antitrust news this past week that we found interesting and are following.   JetBlue, Spirit slam 'speculative' consumer lawsuit fighting $3.8 billion merger. JetBlue and Spirit in U.S. court called a consumer lawsuit over the airlines' merger plan "vague" and "speculative" and said it should be rejected as the U.S. Justice Department pursues a case against the $3.8 billion...

The Antitrust Week In Review

Posted  08/1/23
Here are some of the developments in antitrust news this past week that we found interesting and are following.   NCAA must face volunteer coaches' antitrust lawsuits over pay, US judge says.  A U.S. judge on Thursday said the governing body for American intercollegiate sports must face a pair of class actions in California that claim curbs on compensation for thousands of volunteer coaches violated federal...

The Antitrust Week In Review

Posted  07/27/23
Here are some of the developments in antitrust news this past week that we found interesting and are following.   Biden’s Antitrust Team Isn’t Backing Down From a Fight on Deals.  The Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission announced their long-awaited merger guidelines, and the proposed regulatory framework reveals that the regulators aren’t changing their aggressive approach despite losing a...

The Antitrust Week In Review

Posted  07/19/23
Here are some of the developments in antitrust news this past week that we found interesting and are following.   U.S. appeals court refuses FTC request to pause Microsoft deal for Activision.  A U.S. appeals court rejected the Federal Trade Commission's request to pause Microsoft's $69 billion purchase of "Call of Duty" maker Activision Blizzard. The decision removes one of the few remaining hurdles stopping...

The Antitrust Week In Review

Posted  07/13/23
Here are some of the developments in antitrust news this past week that we found interesting and are following.   Metaverse has set off no alarms or need for controls yet, EU antitrust chief says.  The metaverse, shared virtual worlds accessible through the internet, has not triggered any concerns so far or the need for legislation to rein it in, EU antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager said. An initiative that...

The Antitrust Week In Review

Posted  06/21/23
Here are some of the developments in antitrust news this past week that we found interesting and are following.   Microsoft, Activision ask judge for speedy schedule in FTC challenge.  Time is running out on a deadline for Microsoft to complete its $69 billion acquisition of Activision Blizzard, compelling the companies to ask a U.S. judge to quickly get the ball rolling on the Federal Trade Commission's legal...

The Antitrust Week In Review

Posted  05/26/23
Here are some of the developments in antitrust news this past week that we found interesting and are following.   JetBlue-American Partnership Struck Down by Federal Judge.  A federal judge halted a partnership between American Airlines and JetBlue Airways at airports in New York and Boston, writing in a ruling on Friday that the alliance would hurt competition and raise fares. The decision is a big victory for...

The Antitrust Week in Review

Posted  05/15/23
Here are some of the developments in antitrust news this past week that we found interesting and are following. Atlantic City casino-hotels accused in scheme to boost room rates.  Caesars Entertainment Inc, MGM Resorts International and other casino-hotel operators in Atlantic City, New Jersey, have been sued by consumers in a proposed class action accusing them of artificially boosting room rental rates in...

The Antitrust Week in Review

Posted  05/10/23
Here are some of the developments in antitrust news this past week that we found interesting and are following.   NCAA balks at athletes' $1.3 billion antitrust lawsuit, calling it speculative.  The National Collegiate Athletic Association has asked a U.S. judge to block current and former student-athletes from suing as a class action in seeking more than $1.3 billion over the use of their names and images in...

The Antitrust Week In Review

Posted  05/3/23
Here are some of the developments in antitrust news this past week that we found interesting and are following.   US appeals court rejects bid by states to revive antitrust lawsuit against Facebook.  A U.S. appeals court refused to revive a lawsuit filed by states against Meta's Facebook that alleged the company had broken antitrust law. Dozens of states led by New York asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the...
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