Tag Archives: Antitrust

CFP: Symposium on Re-Assessing the Chicago School of Antitrust Law – Chicago, IL

The University of Chicago Law Review invites proposals for the 2019 Symposium on ‘Re-assessing the Chicago School of Antitrust Law” to be held May 10-11, 2019. The symposium will feature research re-assessing the validity of the Chicago School’s assumptions about … Continue reading

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Surprising or Not: Noerr-Pennington Doctrine Protects Novartis from Two Class Action Antitrust Lawsuits

A defendant accused of violating the antitrust laws has a powerful, well-established defense, if it can prove it, of immunity based on the Noerr–Pennington doctrine.  This doctrine provides a party from immunity from antitrust liability when it petitions the government … Continue reading

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Dividing Markets and Customers: Are Market Allocation Agreements Per Se Antitrust Violations?

Author: Jarod Bona Have you ever considered the idea that your business would be much more profitable if you didn’t have to compete so hard with that pesky competitor or group of competitors? Unless you have no competition—which is great … Continue reading

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Sagers Publishes in Harvard Online Forum on Antitrust and the Kavanaugh Nomination

Chris Sagers, the James A. Thomas Professor of Law, published a long essay on the online forum of the Harvard Law & Policy Review, surveying the opinions of Judge Brett Kavanaugh in antitrust and related areas. He argues that those opinions … Continue reading

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Federal Antitrust Regulators Approve Cigna’s Proposed Acquisition of Express Scripts

On Monday, September 17, 2018, the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice (the “DOJ”) cleared Cigna’s proposed $67 billion acquisition of Express Scripts, the country’s largest pharmacy benefit manager. While the transaction still needs the approval of … Continue reading

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