The Federal Trade Commission’s rulemaking on non-compete agreements faces legal obstacles but could reap political and public policy benefits even if it’s struck down in court.
It’s an unusual legal story that involves international chess tournaments, the Twombly standard for pleading collusion, Arthur Schopenhauer, and radio-controlled vibrating sex devices — all at the same time. But this is such a story.
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Gregory Luib has signed on as counsel with the law firm Dechert after more than a decade at the Federal Trade Commission.
June 2-3 – FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez and FTC Commissioner Maureen Ohlhausen are among the speakers at the American Bar Association’s “Antitrust in Asia” conference at the Langham Hong Kong Hotel...
Glass jumps to Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan
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Connoisseurs of antitrust will have noticed that the firms in the most colorful disputes often have some sort of tie to Las Vegas.
Antitrust, often taught as an abstract subject, is a core part of many legal curricula. However, one law school is taking a hands-on approach to the subject.
Suddenly the Federal Trade Commission’s approach to defining geographic markets when it challenges hospital mergers is at the center of contentious litigation in three cases, including one in which...
Some say reform, others say gut.
Chatter about the Federal Trade Commission’s recent victory in turning back Staples’ proposed $6.3 billion acquisition of Office Depot continues to reverberate throughout the antitrust world.
When President Woodrow Wilson nominated Louis Brandeis, a well-known lawyer, a fierce critic of growing monopoly power and the intellectual architect of the Federal Trade Commission, to the US...
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