Sent: Monday, April 07, 2014 4:06 PM
To: Verne, B. Michael Walsh, Kathryn
Subject: Question Re: 802.1
Mike and Kate,
Sent: Monday, April 07, 2014 3:56 PM
To: Walsh, Kathryn; Verne, B. Michael
Subject: 802.9 Question
Kate and Mike-
I have a question concerning whether a venture capital fund is eligible for the 802.9 exemption if a founder of the firm serves as an independent...
From: (Redacted)Sent: Monday, April 07, 2014 5:51PMTo: Verne, B. Michael; Walsh, KathrynSubject: 802.1(d)(1)Mike and Kate,I am writing to seek confirmation that the transaction described below is exempt from HSR requirements.Our client, a private equity firm, proposes to acquire from...
Sent: Thursday, April 03, 2014 10:03 AM
To: Verne, B. Michael
Subject: Interpretation of 801.1 concerning shares held in trust
We wanted to get your view of the following scenario.
Sent: Wednesday, April 02, 2014 7:49 AM
To: Verne, B. Michael; Walsh, Kathryn
Subject: 801.21- Cash Equivalent Question
Hope all is well, I am hopeful that we saw the last of the snow on Sunday for quite a while! This is a 801.21 cash equivalent...
Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final order settling charges that Service Corporation International’s (SCI) acquisition of Stewart Enterprises, Inc. was anticompetitive in 29 local funeral services markets and 30 local cemetery markets throughout the...
The Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice (DOJ) will hold a joint public workshop on June 23, 2014, to explore the economic and legal analysis of conditional pricing practices among firms in a supply chain.
The Federal Trade Commission is currently accepting public comments on an application by Service Corporation International (SCI) to sell certain cemetery assets, as required under the FTC’s December 2013 proposed order settling charges that SCI’s acquisition of Stewart Enterprises, Inc. would be...
William E. Kovacic
U.S. Federal Trade Commission
British Institution of International & Comparative Law
Third Annual Conference on International and Comparative Competition Law: The Transatlantic Antitrust Dialogue
May 15, 2003
The Federal Trade Commission has extended the deadline for public comments on its recent workshop, Examining Health Care Competition. To provide interested parties additional time to submit comments, the deadline has been extended through May 16, 2014. Comments can be submitted electronically, as...
Brief of the Federal Trade Commission as amicus curiae urging the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit to reverse a district court determination that a brand-name drug manufacturer’s commitment not to introduce an authorized generic version of its own brand-name drug in...
The Federal Trade Commission filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, urging it to reverse a district court dismissal in the case of Lamictal Direct Purchaser Antitrust Litigation.
Antitrust enforcers have always been concerned about the potential for harm arising from the activities of trade groups made up of competitors. From its earliest days, the FTC has examined the conduct of trade associations. For example, here’s a passage from the FTC’s first annual...