Recent Developments in Antitrust

DOJ Conditions Google’s Acquisition of ITA Software by Requiring Google to Develop and License Travel Software

April 8, 2011 at 5:52 pm

On April 8, 2011, the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) filed a civil antitrust lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., to block the proposed acquisition of ITA Software Inc. (“ITA”) by Google Inc. (“Google”). At the same time, the DOJ filed a proposed consent decree to resolve the DOJ’s […]

DOJ Obtains Divesture in Stericycle Inc.'s Acquisition of Healthcare Waste Solutions

April 8, 2011 at 5:42 pm

On April 8, 2011, Stericycle Inc. (“Stericycle”) entered into a settlement agreement with Department of Justice (“DOJ”) allowing it to proceed with its acquisition of Healthcare Waste Solutions Inc. (“HWS”). The DOJ along with the attorney general of the state of New York filed an antitrust lawsuit to block the […]