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Federal Trade Commission Bureau of Competition Director Debbie Feinstein issued the following statement regarding the U.S. District Court ruling today granting the FTC’s request for a preliminary injunction in the proposed merger of Sysco and U.S. Foods:
I am pleased to announce that Ben Gris has been promoted to Assistant Director of the Mergers II Division. Ben joined Mergers II in 2006 from private practice, and became a Deputy Assistant Director of the shop in 2011.
Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final order settling charges that the $12.4 billion merger of two of the world’s largest auto parts suppliers, ZF Friedrichshafen AG and TRW Automotive Holdings Corp., would likely harm competition in the market for...
Brief of the Federal Trade Commission As Amicus Curiae In Support of Plaintiffs-Appellants before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit addressing the applicability of the rule of reason under the antitrust laws to patent litigation settlements.  The brief points out that...
Everywhere these days, folks are talking about big data. (Apparently, even machines are talking amongst themselves using big data in an ecosystem called the Internet of Things.)  Last week, Chairwoman Ramirez spoke about the privacy implications of the big data revolution, and...
Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final order settling charges that the $25 billion merger of cement manufacturers Holcim Ltd. and Lafarge S.A. would likely harm competition in 12 markets for portland cement, and two markets for slag cement. The merger...
From: Gillis, Diana L.Sent: Friday, May 29, 2015 3:25 PMTo: (Redacted) Cc: Walsh, Kathryn E.Subject: RE: Question Regarding Distributions from Irrevocable Trusts(Redacted)(1) Distributions to settlor's spouse, rather than settlor, are not reversionary interests.(2) This also does not...
From: Walsh, Kathryn E.Sent: Tuesday, May 26, 2015 1:59 PM To: (Redacted)'; Berg, Karen E.Cc: Johnson, Janice C.; (Redacted); Gillis, Diana L; Whitehead, NoraSubject: RE: Issues under Sections 802.63(a), 801.15(a), and 802.9 affecting analysis of possible need for post-consummation...
From: Whitehead, NoraSent: Tuesday, May 26, 2015 2:52 PMTo: (Redacted),Cc: Walsh, Kathryn E.; Gillis, Diana L.Subject: RE: Ordinary Course Transaction
From: Gillis, Diana L.Sent: Monday, April 27, 2015 1:21PMTo: (Redacted); Walsh, Kathryn E.; Whitehead, NoraCc: (Redacted)Subject: RE: 802.9Hi (Redacted),The interpretation you cite is out of date. Where an individual is involved with a sub such that he could not claim passive intent...
From: Gillis, Diana L.Sent: Wednesday, May 13, 2015 2: 20 PMTo: (Redacted)Cc: Walsh, Kathryn E.Subject: RE: Rule 801.10 (Acquisition Price)Only a FMV can be relied on for 60 days. If the acquisition price in an asset deal cannot be determined before close, you simply rely on the FMV...
From: Gillis, Diana L.Sent: Monday, May 18, 2015 1:16PMTo: (Redacted); Walsh, Kathryn E.Subject: RE Your VMThe pullet houses are not exempt, because they are used in conjunction with the laying/washing/packing complex {it's an either/a( test- either adjacent to or used in conjunction...
From: Gillis, Diana L.Sent: Friday, May 22, 2015 8:57 AMTo: (Redacted),;Walsh, Kathryn E.Subject: RE :802.63 Exemption for an Acquisition of AssetsHi (Redacted),,All of the pre-petit on debt is exempt under 802.63. However, the post-petition debt (unless it is in fact reorganized pre...
From: (RedactedSent: Friday, May 22, 2015 2:49PMTo: Whitehead, NoraCc: Walsh, Kathryn E.; (Redacted),Subject: RE: CONFIDENTIAL TEATMENT REQUESTED RE: Informal Interpretation(Redacted),If you are able, do not report revenues in Item 5 that solely relate to the assets that are not...
The Federal Trade Commission is currently accepting public comments on an application by Holcim LTD. and Lafarge S.A. to sell various Holcim cement assets to an affiliate of the international cement company CRH International.
Debbie Feinstein, the Director of the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Competition, issued the following statement regarding yesterday’s decision by the U.S.

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