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LAN/TAM Merger Conditionally Clears Antitrust Hurdle

Air Transport World reported earlier today that the Chilean antitrust tribunal TDLC had conditionally approved the merger between Chile's LAN airlines and Brazil's TAM. See Aaron Karp, LAN, TAM Gain Conditional Antitrust Approval for Merger, Air Transport World, Sept. 22,… … Continue reading

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Division of New Mexico Community Property: Agreement on Method Can be the First Hurdle

As a community property state, one of the primary issues in any divorce proceeding in New Mexico is valuing the assets and debt accrued by the parties during the marriage so that all of the community property and debt can … Continue reading

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iPhone Antitrust Suit Clears Class Certification Hurdle

Judge James Ware of the Northern District of California has granted a motion for certification of a class of iPhone consumers in an antitrust suit against Apple and AT&T. An estimated 15 to 20 million U.S. iPhone purchasers are potential … Continue reading

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Southwest/AirTran Likely to Clear Antitrust Hurdle

According to Cambridge Aviation Research, the pending Southwest Airlines/AirTran merger is likely to clear the Justice Department's merger review process. The 18-page report is available for a mere $995.00 here. Read more detail on Recent Aviation Law Posts – Justia … Continue reading

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The Hurdle of “Loss Causation”

Loss causation is one of the elements that have to be satisfied in a securities fraud action under ยง 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act and Rule 10b-5. [1] The Supreme Court in Dura Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. Broud, set up… … Continue reading

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