Representation of a health care plan that was sued by The American Chiropractic Association, the Virginia Chiropractic Association and several chiropractors. The plaintiffs alleged a conspiracy in violation of the federal and state antitrust laws, attempted monopolization, a RICO violation, tortious interference, a common law conspiracy, breach of contract, and violation of state law. Obtained a total dismissal of all of the plaintiffs' claims through a summary judgment motion, which subsequently was affirmed by the Fourth Circuit.
Representation of an ambulatory surgery center in civil litigation in which it alleged the defendant hospital used anticompetitive tying and bundling to secure an exclusive contract from the area's largest employer self-funded health plan. The case settled after the antitrust claims survived the defendant hospital's motion for summary judgment.
Representation of a domestic ocean container shipping company in a criminal investigation by the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice of price-fixing of ocean transportation rates and defense of related treble-damage actions brought by customers seeking to recover damages as a result of the alleged conspiracy.
Counsel on various transactions subject to the EU Merger Regulation, including phase one and two clearances subject to remedies. Sectors include construction machinery, agricultural machinery, process machinery, transport, healthcare, electronic equipment and chemicals. Counsel on various transactions reviewed under the UK merger control and public interest rules, including phase one and two clearances subject to remedies. Sectors include process machinery, transport, chemicals, defence and retail. Counsel on a large number of multi-jurisdictional merger control matters on a worldwide basis, including obtaining clearances subject to remedies.
McGuireWoods recently received a favorable ruling from the 5th Circuit affirming the dismissal of a criminal case accusing four ex-BP Products North America Inc. commodities traders of conspiring to manipulate the U.S. propane market. This case was only the second attempted criminal prosecution for manipulation in the long history of the Commodities Exchange Act.
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October 19, 2021
Matthew Hall Questions Suspending UK Competition Law to Ease Fuel Shortages
October 11, 2021
Matthew Hall Analyzes Proposed Rule on Foreign Subsidies That Distort EU Market
July 19, 2021
Matthew Hall Pens Times Article on Proposed Premier League Antitrust Exemption
June 1, 2021
Federal Trade Commission to Expand Scope of Merger Review Information Requests
October 1, 2021
European Competition Law Newsletter – October 2021
October 1, 2021
FTC to Send Warnings That Companies Close “at Their Own Risk” Despite Waiting Period Expiration
August 4, 2021
European Competition Law Newsletter – August 2021
August 2, 2021
Biden Signs Sweeping Executive Order Designed to Expand Antitrust Regulation and Increase Enforcement
July 9, 2021