Recent Developments in Antitrust

Seventh Circuit Sets Forth Elements for a Claim to Meet FTAIA

June 25, 2012 at 2:01 pm

On June 27th, 2012, the 7th Circuit established elements extending the reach of United States antitrust law to certain cases where foreign companies engage in anticompetitive conduct outside the United States. (Minn-Chem, Inc., et al., v. Agrium Inc., No. 10-1712, slip op. (7th Cir. June 27, 2012)). Background In Minn-Chem, […]

Executive Agrees to Go to Jail for Submitting Falsified Documents to the Antitrust Agencies During the Merger Review Process

June 1, 2012 at 1:46 pm

On May 3, 2012, the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) announced that an executive of Hyosung Corporation, an affiliate of Nautilus Hyosung Holdings Inc. (“Nautilus”), agreed to plead guilty and serve five months in prison in the United States for obstruction of justice charges in connection with […]