Antitrust

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The Trouble With Documents

Relatively speaking, the dust has barely settled on the highly publicized antitrust challenge to the merger of Whole Foods and Wild Oats by the Federal Trade Commission.

White Collar Investigations: What Lies Ahead?

It seems like white collar investigations and prosecutions—as well as related civil fraud or enforcement actions—are everywhere these days. From headline-grabbing insider trading cases in the Southern District of New York like Galleon and SAC Capital, to what seems like newly-unfolding FCPA ...

Antitrust Enforcement In The European Union – Muscles From Brussels

There was a big outcry when the proposed $9 billion tie-up between Deutsche Börse and NYSE Euronext, which would have resulted in the creation of the world’s largest equity and derivatives exchange, had been vetoed by EU competition regulators some weeks ago. It has always been the European Commission’s practice to flex it muscles when they […]

Effective Anti-Cartel Compliance Program

The Key For An Effective Anti-Cartel Compliance Program

How do we ensure that we have an effective corporate compliance program that fights the greatest antitrust risk, cartels? A core element of any effective program is to have someone in charge of the program who is empowered, autonomous, properly positioned and professional, with sufficient resources to do the job. (For further reading, see Leading […]