Please join Steptoe’s Antitrust Team on Wednesday, November 1, for an in depth discussion of criminal antitrust enforcement against employee no-poaching agreements. As detailed in our earlier blog post, on September 12, two high-level officials of the US Department of Justice (DOJ), Antitrust Division confirmed the Trump Administration’s continued enforcement efforts against agreements
Find more interesting content in our Antitrust News & Briefs on the Steptoe website, where we provide you with more in-depth analyses on current antitrust & competition developments in the EU, UK, and the US. See below for some of our most recent publications.
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On September 12, Andrew Finch, the Acting Assistant Attorney General for Antitrust in the U.S. Department of Justice, confirmed the Trump Administration’s commitment to the criminalization of agreements among companies not to “poach” each other’s employees and agreements on employees’ wages, policies advanced significantly during the Obama Administration.
Continue Reading Trump DOJ Confirms Criminal Enforcement against Employee No-Poaching and Wage-Fixing Agreements
Steptoe partner Anthony J. LaRocca authored an article titled “Turning The Corner: The Internet Of (Moving) Things” for Competition Policy International. The article explores the intersection between the development of the Internet of Things and competition law, both from a US and a EU perspective. The article is available here.
As part of its “aggressive agenda” of enforcement and outreach regarding the professional licensing systems that regulate an FTC-estimated 25%-30% of jobs nationally, the Economic Liberty Task Force held a public roundtable on July 27 in Washington, DC. The Task Force, which was launched by Maureen K. Ohlhausen shortly after she took over as Acting Chairman early this year, was created—in part—to identify unnecessary and overbroad occupational licensing and prioritize the roll back of such regulations.
Continue Reading FTC’s Economic Liberty Task Force Employs Roundtable on Occupational Licensing Reform