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On November 30th at 12:00 p.m. CT/1:00 p.m. ET, Vinson & Elkins’ Craig Seebald, Matt Strock and Lindsey Vaala, along with AlixPartners’ Managing Director Tasneem Chipty, will participate in PLI's program.
November 30, 2021
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On September 10, the newly-formed White House Competition Council (the “Council” or “Competition Council”) held its inaugural meeting, bringing together eight cabinet members and the leaders of seven independent agencies, to discuss the actions they are taking “to help lower prices for American families by boosting competition” in the U.S. economy, and to “plan the group’s priorities over the coming months.”

September 29, 2021
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On July 20, 2021, President Biden nominated Jonathan Kanter, founder of the Kanter Law Group, to serve as Assistant Attorney General for the Antitrust Division at the Department of Justice (“DOJ”).

July 29, 2021
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On July 9, 2021, the Biden Administration issued an “Executive Order on Promoting Competition in the American Economy” (“EO”) that seeks to “promote the interests of American workers, businesses, and consumers.”

July 22, 2021
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On June 15, 2021, President Biden appointed Lina M. Khan as Chair of the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) following her Senate confirmation earlier that day.

June 24, 2021
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On April 22, 2021, the Supreme Court limited the Federal Trade Commission’s ability to seek restitution or disgorgement under Section 13(b) of the FTC Act.

April 29, 2021
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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.”

March 24, 2021
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On November 9, 2020, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced a proposed settlement with Zoom Video Communications, Inc. (“Zoom”), a video conferencing provider, to resolve claims that Zoom deceived users about the extent and nature of its software’s encryption and secretly installed software that circumvented a browser security safeguard.

November 19, 2020
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The U.S. Supreme Court’s new term begins with arguments on October 5, 2020, with the Court set to hear many important criminal law cases.

September 22, 2020
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General Counsel and in-house legal departments have long struggled with articulating the risk of and determining the appropriate response to breaches of the company network and the potential exposure of confidential information about employees and third parties. It’s rarely a simple question.

A version of this insight was published in Law360, September 18, 2020

September 2, 2020
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On July 9, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court announced that it would review the Federal Trade Commission’s authority to seek restitution in federal court for consumers who have been harmed by fraud and other misconduct in the marketplace.

July 16, 2020