Recent Developments in Antitrust

FTC Enters into Settlement Agreement with Nufarm Regarding Consummated Transaction

July 28, 2010 at 2:53 pm

On July 28, 2010, the FTC entered into a settlement agreement with Australian based Nufarm Limited (“Nufarm”) regarding its March 5, 2008 acquisition of all of the shares of United Kingdom-based A.H. Marks Holding Limited (“A.H. Marks”). Both companies held or had access to regulatory approvals from the United States […]

FTC Chairman Offers Olive Branch, Options to AMA

July 2, 2010 at 8:33 am

On June 14, 2010, Federal Trade Commission Chairman, Jon Leibowitz, gave a speech to the American Medical Association in Chicago amid ongoing tension between the two groups with respect to antitrust regulation in the medical industry. In an effort to address the AMA’s concerns, and to bolster a more productive […]

FTC Seeks to Limit Trinko and Credit Suisse

July 1, 2010 at 2:37 pm

On June 15, 2010, Howard Shelanski, Deputy Director for Antitrust in the Bureau of Economics at the Federal Trade Commission, appeared before the House Committee on the Judiciary’s Subcommittee on Courts and Competition Policy and delivered a prepared statement on behalf of the Commission. In his appearance, Mr. Shelanski requested […]