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The Federal Trade Commission is seeking public comment on an application submitted by Franchise Services of North America, Inc. (FSNA) to approve the sale of two former Advantage rental car locations in Portland, Oregon and San Jose, California, neither of which is currently operating, to Avis...
Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved two final orders settling charges that ski equipment manufacturers Marker Völkl (International) GmbH and Tecnica Group S.p.A. for many years illegally agreed not to compete for one another’s ski endorsers or employees.
The Federal Trade Commission is currently accepting public comments on an application by Service Corporation International (SCI) to sell certain funeral and cemetery assets, as required under the FTC’s April 2014 order settling charges that SCI’s acquisition of Stewart Enterprises, Inc. would...
Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved two applications by Service Corporation International (SCI) to divest certain funeral and cemetery assets, as required under the FTC’s order settling charges that SCI’s acquisition of Stewart Enterprises, Inc. would...
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. and Precision Dermatology, Inc. have agreed to sell or relinquish rights to Precision’s branded single-agent topical tretinoins and generic Retin-A, common acne treatments, to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that Valeant’s proposed $475 million...
The Federal Trade Commission is currently accepting public comments on an application by Service Corporation International (SCI) to sell certain funeral and cemetery assets, as required under the FTC’s April 2014 order settling charges that SCI’s acquisition of Stewart Enterprises, Inc. would...
“The clock” is a central part of a merger lawyer’s life. HSR merger review is all about managing the clock effectively. Here are some things we’ve been known to say: Is the clock running? When does the clock start? How much time is on the clock? 
Pharmaceutical companies Actavis plc and Forest Laboratories, Inc. have agreed to sell or relinquish their rights to four generic pharmaceuticals that treat hypertension, angina, cirrhosis, and prevent seizures to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that Actavis’s acquisition of Forest likely...
It is a time of unprecedented change in the way health care services are provided and paid for in this country. As with other sectors of our economy that have experienced dramatic change, industry participants are reacting by developing new models, learning from their experiences, and adopting...
The Federal Trade Commission has filed an amicus brief in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey explaining that a brand name drug manufacturer’s improper use of a restricted drug distribution program to impede generic competition could violate the antitrust laws.
Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final order settling charges that Akorn Enterprises’ $640 million acquisition of Hi-Tech Pharmacal, Inc. was anticompetitive and would lead to higher prices for consumers in several current and future generic drug...
If anything qualifies as a not-to-be-missed event in the antitrust world, it is happening next Mon., June 23. That’s the day that the FTC and the Department of Justice will hold a joint public workshop on conditional pricing practices.
Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final order settling charges that Ardagh Group SA’s $1.7 billion proposed acquisition of Saint-Gobain Containers, Inc. would likely harm competition in the markets for glass containers sold to beer brewers and spirits...
The Federal Trade Commission is currently accepting public comments on an application by Service Corporation International (SCI) to sell certain funeral and cemetery assets, as required under the FTC’s December 2013 proposed order settling charges that SCI’s acquisition of Stewart Enterprises, Inc...
In a recently published article, we discuss our finding that generic drug companies successfully use low-pricing strategies to discourage entry by new competitors in certain circumstances.
The Federal Trade Commission is currently accepting public comments on an application by Service Corporation International (SCI) to sell certain funeral and cemetery assets, as required under the FTC’s December 2013 proposed order settling charges that SCI’s acquisition of Stewart Enterprises, Inc...
The Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice (DOJ) have issued the agenda for their joint public workshop, which will be held on June 23, 2014, to explore the economic and legal analysis of conditional pricing practices among firms in a supply chain.
When the Federal Trade Commission looks at competition in the retail sector today, it typically considers the significance of online sales. Sometimes the competition from online retailers drives the analysis. In closing the Office Depot-Office Max matter, the Commission pointed to “the explosive...
Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved an application submitted by Franchise Services of North America, Inc. (FSNA) regarding the sale of 22 former Advantage Rent A Car locations, to Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (Hertz) and Avis Budget Group (Avis). 

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