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
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Steptoe’s Antitrust News & Briefs
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.
Intel: ‘A Whole New World’
The European Court of Justice just…
Finally Solved: Non Full-Function Joint Ventures Are not Subject to EU Merger Control
Do you need to notify a change from sole to joint control over an existing undertaking when the newly created joint venture is not full-function?
This question has been the subject of much debate with the European Commission’s case teams and has poisoned the life of companies and merger control practitioners for over a decade.…
Trump DOJ Confirms Criminal Enforcement against Employee No-Poaching and Wage-Fixing Agreements
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.
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Joint Steptoe / Iwata Godo Antitrust Seminar in Tokyo (September 15, 2017)
On September 15, 2019, Steptoe and Japanese law firm Iwata Godo conducted a joint antitrust seminar in Tokyo addressing the international management of antitrust risks for Japanese companies.
The speakers (Pat Linehan from Steptoe and Akira Matsuda and Takaki Sato from Iwata Godo) provided the audience with an overview of recent enforcement trends in…