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Antitrust partner Steve Medlock will serve as Session Chair and Moderator of the panel “NIL After Alston: Wild West?” at this year’s American Bar Association 73rd Antitrust Spring Meeting in Washington DC.
Marriott Marquis Washington, DC
April 11, 2024
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The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) has revised the thresholds that govern pre-merger notification requirements under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended (“HSR Act”), and Section 8 of the Clayton Act governing “interlocking directorates.”

V&E Antitrust Update

January 24, 2024
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For companies in the energy and chemical sectors, the potential for antitrust scrutiny is an ever-present concern. The next round of enforcement inquiries is never further away than the next jump in commodity prices or the next consolidation wave. Especially under an enforcement-minded administration, companies should stay focused on timely transaction planning and routine compliance efforts to manage their antitrust-related risks.

January 11, 2024
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On December 18, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission and U.S. Department of Justice (the “Agencies”) jointly released new Merger Guidelines (the “Guidelines”), setting forth the analytical framework the Agencies will use to review proposed mergers and acquisitions.

V&E Antitrust Update

December 20, 2023
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With its growing size and importance, the renewable energy industry needs to be aware of antitrust rules. Members of V&E’s nationally recognized antitrust practice have produced a comprehensive survey article that addresses a variety of competition issues faced by renewable energy companies.

V&E Antitrust Update

November 8, 2023
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On October 30, 2023, President Biden issued an Executive Order (“Order”) that drastically increased the U.S. government’s engagement with artificial intelligence (“AI”).

V&E Cybersecurity Update

October 31, 2023
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It is one of the hardest questions a company can face: after discovering criminal conduct inside your company, do you self-report to the government or not?

October 12, 2023
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On September 18, 2023 the UK Competition and Markets Authority (“CMA”) published its initial report regarding competition and consumer protection issues implicated by artificial intelligence (“AI”) foundation models (the “CMA Report”).

October 5, 2023
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On September 26, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) and a coalition of seventeen State Attorneys General filed a long-expected suit accusing Amazon of violating federal and state antitrust law.

September 28, 2023
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Event Recap
The Vinson & Elkins team provided an overview of Antitrust issues within the Technology Industry.
September 27, 2023
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On September 14, 2023, Senator Josh Hawley of Missouri introduced the Strengthening Antitrust Enforcement for Meatpacking Act of 2023, an ambitious new piece of legislation designed to halt consolidation in the meatpacking industry.

September 20, 2023
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An important federal appeals court has clarified a key principle of antitrust law in a way that potentially makes it more difficult for an employer to win a motion to dismiss, and thereby avoid expensive discovery, with respect to company agreements that contain commonly used hiring restrictions.

September 1, 2023