Publications

Hogan Lovells Publications

American Express and two-sided antitrust markets: Coming to a network near you

On 25 June the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Ohio v. American Express that American Express (Amex) did not violate the federal antitrust laws by directing merchants not to "steer"...

Hogan Lovells Publications

Court upholds DOJ antitrust lawsuit challenging Carolinas HealthCare System's anti-steering provisions

Despite a recent decision by the Second Circuit suggesting that anti-steering contractual provisions in other industries may not be anticompetitive, DOJ's lawsuit (United States v....

Publications

Deferring to Chinese government, US Court of Appeals overturns vitamin C cartel judgment

On 20 September 2016, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals in the United States overturned a federal district court judgment in a class action antitrust lawsuit against two Chinese companies ...

Hogan Lovells Publications

Antitrust lawsuit against Carolinas Healthcare System shows DOJ support of steering, transparency initiatives

The antitrust agencies have made it clear that hospital mergers are a high enforcement priority. A new lawsuit, United States v. Carolinas Healthcare System, brought by the Department of...

Published Works

Minority Shareholdings and Joint Ventures in Emerging Jurisdictions: an Opportunity for Convergence?

Recent decades have witnessed a dramatic expansion in global antitrust regimes as emerging economies enter the world stage.

Published Works

EU Considers Expanded Review of Minority Shareholdings

The European Commission is currently considering reforms that could significantly impact transactions involving the acquisition of minority shareholdings.

Published Works

Apps, Ads, and Antitrust:

App developers monetize their apps in many ways, one of which is advertising. AdMob
was one of several startup mobile advertising networks. After Google announced its acquisition
of AdMob,...

Published Works

Supreme Court Denial of Certiorari Leaves Circuit Split on Loyalty Discounts

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