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|FTC Releases Data on Industry Mergers Being Investigated|
Kathryn M. Fenton, Kenneth W. Field, Michael H. Knight, David P. Wales; Jones Day;
January 15, 2013, previously published on January 2013The U.S. Federal Trade Commission released new data on its horizontal merger investigations from the past four years, providing deeper insight into the types of mergers between competitors that are likely to draw antitrust scrutiny. The new report depicts, industry-by-industry, the levels of market...
|What Businesses Need to Know About the FTC’s Settlement With Google|
Gregory L. Lippetz, Geoffrey D. Oliver, Craig A. Waldman, David P. Wales; Jones Day;
January 15, 2013, previously published on January 2013The Federal Trade Commission has announced a settlement with Google that secured limited changes to Google’s practices, but brought no action against Google’s alleged search manipulation. Like many blockbuster antitrust investigations, there are aspects of the FTC’s Google matter...
|Adding More Strings to the Bow: The 2012 Amendments to China's Civil Procedure Law|
Ashley M. Howlett, Sonny Payne; Jones Day;
January 15, 2013, previously published on January 2013In August 2012, the People's Republic of China ("PRC") enacted amendments to its Civil Procedure Law ("CPL"). These amendments (collectively referred to as the "2012 Amendments") came into force on January 1, 2013 and are the most extensive amendments made to the CPL...
|On Demand Bonds: In the UK, It Is "More or Less" a Demand Bond|
Edwin Borrini; Jones Day;
January 15, 2013, previously published on January 2013The English Court of Appeal has recently overturned a first instance decision that the correct interpretation of a bank's undertaking in a document was that it constituted a guarantee rather than a demand bond.
|Federal Appeals Court Reaffirms Flexible Legal Standard for Restraints in Competitor Collaborations|
Thomas Demitrack, Michelle K. Fischer, Brian K. Grube, Paula W. Render; Jones Day;
January 14, 2013, previously published on January 2013A new decision by a U.S. federal judge and leading antitrust scholar has reaffirmed the U.S. antitrust principle that competitive restraints adopted to foster competitor collaborations will not be summarily condemned under the per se rule, but instead evaluated under a rule of reason analysis when...
|NLRB Issues Significant Decisions at Year's End|
January 11, 2013, previously published on January 2013As the term of Member Brian Hayes expired at the end of 2012, the National Labor Relations Board issued a flurry of recent decisions. The decisions highlight the Board's continuing foray into the non-union workplace through increasingly broad interpretations of protected concerted activity; grant a...
|Don't Ask, Don't Waive Standstill Provisions: A Tool to Maximize Value or Willful Blindness?|
Benjamin M. Grossman, Peter E. Izanec, Andrew M. Levine, Robert A. Profusek, Philip S. Stamatakos; Jones Day;
January 9, 2013, previously published on January 2013Two recent bench rulings by respected Delaware Chancery Court judges-In re: Complete Genomics, Inc. Shareholder Litigation (Vice-Chancellor Laster) and In re: Ancestry.com Inc. Shareholder Litigation (Chancellor Strine)-questioned and, in one case, enjoined the enforcement of so-called "don't...
|Corporate Internal Investigations: Best Practices, Pitfalls to Avoid|
January 9, 2013, previously published on January 2013Written by former federal prosecutors and experienced defense attorneys across the Firm's 37 offices, this guidebook will serve as reference materials for corporate clients facing key decisions on how and when to perform internal investigations. Led by Charles Carberry (New York) and Richard Deane...
|China’s Takes First Enforcement Action against International Price Fixing Cartel|
Sébastien J. Evrard, Peter J. Wang, Baohui Zhang, Yizhe Zhang; Jones Day;
January 8, 2013, previously published on January 2013On January 4, 2013, China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) imposed fines of RMB 353 million (approximately USD 56 million) on six international manufacturers of liquid crystal display (LCD) panels for price-fixing in connection with the so-called LCD cartel. NDRC is the...
|Brazil Proposes Guidelines for Settling Cartel Cases|
S. Wade Angus, Michael Culhane Harper, Luis Riesgo, Fiona A. Schaeffer; Jones Day;
January 5, 2013, previously published on January 2013The Brazilian competition authority, CADE (Administrative Council for Economic Defense), has published a proposed regulation for settling potential antitrust liability for cartel activity under Brazil's new competition law. The proposed regulation provides a settlement procedure and incentives to...