ABA Journal

Antitrust Law

375 ABA Journal Antitrust Law articles.

Microsoft Bends Knee to EU Regulation

Bowing down to the authority of the European Union to regulate antitrust issues, Microsoft Corp. has agreed to end a nine-year court battle and share some of its intellectual property…

Coupons Snuffed in $96M Tobacco Antitrust Case

A California judge will be asked in a hearing today to approve a $96 million cash settlement of antitrust claims against the largest U.S. maker of smokeless tobacco products.


Just the Facts, But More of Them

An antitrust ruling is proving to be a bigger deal than expected

A High-Tech GC Revolving Door

Donald Rosenberg appears to have a habit of replacing high-tech general counsel who leave their posts under a cloud. He is leaving his job at Apple Inc. and being replaced…

Business Cases Back Before Friendly Court

High-profile business cases are back before the U.S. Supreme Court after a term in which the justices handed big wins to corporate defendants in antitrust, patent and securities law cases.

AMD Has ‘Conniption’ Over Lost E-mail

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. is asking a special master to force Intel to prove it is making progress recovering e-mail that was lost during antitrust litigation.

The Recorder

Microsoft European Fine Upheld

Europe’s second highest court has affirmed a 2004 European Commission finding that Microsoft violated antitrust law.

The European Court of First Instance upheld a $689.4 million fine, saying the software…

Qualcomm Loses Antitrust Appeal

A federal appeals court ruling against Qualcomm Inc. endorses competition and fair play when companies make assertions to boards that set standards for an industry.

Fordham law school professor Mark…

$75 Million Attorney Fee an Iowa Record?

A judge’s approval today of a $180 million antitrust settlement by Microsoft Corp. includes $75 million in attorney fees and costs, which apparently sets an Iowa record.

Lead counsel Roxanne…

$75 M Payday Before Judge

An Iowa judge will decide today whether to approve $75 million in attorney fees for two lawyers who settled a class action lawsuit against Microsoft for nearly $180 million.


Court Allows Whole Foods Deal

A federal appeals court has refused to block Whole Foods Markets’ purchase of Wild Oats Markets.

The Federal Trade Commission had sought a stay of a lower court’s ruling while…

Whole Foods Deal on Hold

A federal appeals court has temporarily blocked Whole Foods’ $565 million purchase of Wild Oats.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit issued a stay yesterday, saying it…

Judge Won’t Block Whole Foods Deal

A D.C. federal judge has refused to issue an injunction barring Whole Foods from buying competitor Wild Oats for $565 million.

Judge Paul Friedman didn’t agree with government claims that…

NY Subpoenas Study-Abroad Agencies

The New York Attorney General’s office is investigating whether study-abroad agencies pay cash or other incentives to universities.

Lawyer Benjamin Lawsky told the New York Times

$81.5 M in Fees Approved

Plaintiffs attorneys were awarded about $81.5 million in attorney fees yesterday following settlement of a case that alleged price fixing of DRAM computer chips.

The money will be split among…

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