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FTC uses “study authority” to review past non-HSR acquisitions

On 11 February 2020 Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that it has issued Special Orders to five large technology firms requiring them to “provide information about prior...


Antitrust, Competition, and Economic Regulation Quarterly Newsletter - Winter 2020

Read the roundup of news on antitrust, competition and economic regulation (ACER) in the Winter's edition of our quarterly ACER newsletter.

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Hospitals and insurers turn to new partnerships in an effort to better manage the cost of care Life Sciences and Health Care Videos

Vertical relationships and changing antitrust enforcementVertical relationships may be a viable solution for lowering the burden of health care costs, but large-scale mergers of health...

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Life sciences and health care horizons


China proposes new rules to address perceived anti-competitive practices in the pharmaceutical industry

On 14 August 2017, the National Development and Reform Commission ("NDRC") released a draft of the Guidelines on Pricing Conduct by Business Operators for Drugs in Shortage and Active...

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Healthcare mergers: Four key pieces of evidence used to predict the future Competition Policy International

In this article, Leigh Oliver and Kim Rancour explain that merger litigation is most often an exercise in predicting the future competitive effects of a transaction. In order to do this,...

Published Works

It Is All About the Facts: Commentary on the Current State of Antitrust Enforcement in Health Care Loyola University Chicago Law Journal

This essay specifically addresses the conference presentations of professors Barak Richman and Tim Greaney, but also shares Leigh Oliver's views on the current state of antitrust...

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Court upholds DOJ antitrust lawsuit challenging Carolinas HealthCare System's anti-steering provisions Antitrust and Competition Alert

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....

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

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...

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