The checklist outlines antitrust considerations for the use of blockchain technology. Practices involving blockchain technology that could give rise to antitrust risk include competitor collaborations, sharing competitively sensitive information with competitors on the blockchain, and anticompetitive mergers involving companies offering blockchain-based services.
The Department of Justice’s (“DOJ”) Antitrust Division has brought its third criminal antitrust case involving labor markets — this time against a healthcare staffing company and its former manager for allegedly agreeing not to solicit or hire its competitor’s contract nurses and to fix wages for those nurses.
On March 16, 2021, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced its plans to initiate an international working group that will “identify concrete and actionable steps to review and update the analysis of pharmaceutical mergers.”
As discussed in our recent blog post, the Criminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act of 2019 (“CAARA”) was, earlier this year, assigned for implementation to Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (“OSHA”) Whistleblower Protection program.
Increased antitrust enforcement is a Biden administration priority, and Big Tech is not alone under the microscope. V&E attorneys examine other industries that can expect scrutiny, including health care, pharmaceuticals, and energy.
The recent Criminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act (CAARA), to be enforced by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”), offers protection from retaliation for antitrust whistleblowers who come forward to report possible criminal violations internally or directly to government authorities.
We are now almost two months into the Biden administration, and its new federal law enforcement priorities.
Interest in renewable energy has risen sharply in recent years.
As one of the top former prosecutors in the country, Zachary Terwilliger has an intimate understanding of how to get clients out of the government’s crosshairs. He’ll counsel companies on how to avoid problems before they start; help clients identify existing problems and determine whether remediation is necessary; and zealously represent clients who are the…