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From: Gillis, Diana L.Sent: Tuesday, March 03, 2015 2:58PMTo: (Redacted)Cc: Walsh, Kathryn E.; Berg, Karen E.; Whitehead, NoraSubject:  RE: Question re: Voting TrustsWe analyze voting trusts like shareholder agreements or proxies. The 2014 interpretation you cite is on point, and...
From: Whitehead, NoraSent: Monday, February 23, 2015 9:10 AMTo: (Redacted)Cc: Walsh, Kathryn E.; Berg, Karen E.; Gillis, Diana LSubject:  RE: 4(d) question You are correct- you would not produce documents related to non-merger specific synergies. From: (Redacted)Sent: Friday,...
From: Whitehead, NoraSent: Friday, February 13, 2015 10:33 AMTo: (Redacted)Cc: Gillis, Diana L.; Walsh, Kathryn E.Subject: RE: HSR Question - Mortgage Origination Without the associated mortgages, the acquisition of the origination platform is not exempt under 7A(c}(2). From (...
From: Gillis, Diana LSent: Friday, February 06, 2015 9:35 AMTo:  (Redacted)Cc: Walsh, Kathryn E; Berg, Karen ESubject: RE New UPE QuestionThanks, (Redacted). Client X would not be able to rely on its Company A HSR. From: (Redacted)Sent: Thursday, February 05, 2015 2:47 PMTo: Gillis,...
Consumers frequently contact the Bureau of Competition to alert us that the cost of a prescription drug suddenly spiked up, and ask if the FTC can take antitrust action to bring the price back down. The answer in a nutshell is that it depends on the reason for the price change...
Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final order settling charges that Par Petroleum Corporation’s $107 million acquisition of Koko’oha Investments, Inc.’s wholly-owned subsidiary Mid Pac Petroleum, LLC would likely be anticompetitive.
In testimony presented to a U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary subcommittee the Federal Trade Commission described its ongoing efforts to promote competition that benefits consumers and businesses in key sectors of the economy.
A fundamental principle of competition is that consumers – not regulation – should determine what they buy and how they buy it. Consumers may benefit from the ability to buy cars directly from manufacturers – whether they are shopping for luxury cars or economy vehicles. The same...
Federal Trade Commission staff has submitted comments to Michigan State Senator Darwin L. Booher in response to his request for a comment on the possible competitive effects of a legislative proposal creating an exception to current law that prohibits automobile manufacturers from selling new...
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) submitted comments to the United States Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) in response to the PTO’s comprehensive initiative to increase the quality of granted patents. The PTO initiative focuses on excellence in work products,...
Two of the world’s largest auto parts suppliers, ZF Friedrichshafen AG and TRW Automotive Holdings Corp., have agreed to divest TRW's linkage and suspension business in North America and Europe, to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that their proposed $12.4 billion merger would likely harm...
The Federal Trade Commission has adopted revisions to its Rules of Practice, which will enable parties in adjudicative proceedings before the Commission to file confidential documents electronically. Information about the e-filing system includes additional guidance about its new features.        
Divestitures preserve competition in 14 U.S. markets for cement
At its annual meeting, the International Competition Network (ICN) adopted guidance on investigative process in competition cases and approved new work on international merger enforcement cooperation, legal theories in tying and bundling investigations, and interaction with government procurement...

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