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AT&T suit may herald a new antitrust era – or Trumpian pique

NEW YORK — The Trump administration’s decision to oppose the $85 billion AT&T-Time Warner merger may be clouded by suspicions of political influence. But considered on its merits, it could mark a significant departure in antitrust policy, one that might ...

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Trump antitrust candidate Wright has pro-merger track record

The Trump team is considering giving a top antitrust post to a former U.S. trade commissioner whose hands-off views on competition have at times failed to withstand court scrutiny. Joshua Wright, a conservative law professor who heads President-elect Donald Trump’s ...

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Second Circuit — Antitrust: Louisiana Wholesale Drug Co. v. Shire

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit  Antitrust Duty to Deal — Third-party Distributors Louisiana Wholesale Drug Co. v. Shire 13-1232 Judges Jacobs, Sack and Lohier Background: The plaintiffs appealed from the dismissal of their complaint for failing to ...

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Second Circuit — Antitrust: Simon v. Keyspan Corporation

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Antitrust Indirect Purchaser — Filed-Rate Doctrine Simon v. Keyspan Corporation 11-2265-cv Judges Walker, Lynch and Droney Background: The plaintiff appealed from an order dismissing his federal and state antitrust claims against the ...

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Gates testifies in $1B lawsuit against Microsoft

SALT LAKE CITY — Billionaire Bill Gates envisioned a computer in every home in America, and he wanted to be the one who put them there, the Microsoft Corp. co-founder testified Monday in a $1 billion antitrust lawsuit filed against ...

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Antitrust suit spurs widespread reaction

“Any way you look at this transaction, it is anticompetitive,” said Sharis A. Pozen, acting U.S. assistant attorney general in charge of antitrust, on Wednesday after filing suit to stop AT&T’s acquisition of T-Mobile in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

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Antitrust: In Re Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride Antitrust Litigation

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit Antitrust In Re Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride Antitrust Litigation 05-2851-cv Appealed from the Eastern District of New York Background: Plaintiffs filed a petition for rehearing in banc.  An active judge requested a poll on whether to ...

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Antitrust: Fleischman v. Albany Medical Center

U.S. District Court, NDNY Antitrust Conspiracy to Depress Wages — Nonpublic Information Sharing Fleischman v. Albany Medical Center 06-CV-765 Judge McAvoy Background: Plaintiffs commenced the instant action against defendants claiming that they conspired amongst themselves to depress the wages of ...

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