Antitrust Resource Materials from past programs and lectures:
Alleged Libor Conspiracy and Manipulation: The Role of Screens by Rosa M. Abrantes-Mentz, presented October 19, 2011. (PDF)
Antitrust and the Financial Crisis by Lawrence J. White (PDF).
Standards, Intellectual Property Disclosure, and Patent Royalties: The Rambus Cases (PDF) by Stanley M. Besen and Robert J. Levinson, Charles River Associates, presented in April 2011
Bates White Presentation (PDF) by Randall Heeb, PhD, George Rozanski, PhD and T. Scott Thompson, PhD, Bates White Economic Consulting, presented March 16, 2011
The Capper-Volstead Act Presentation (PDF) by Andrew J. Frackman and Kenneth R. O'Rourke, O'Melveny & Myers LLP, presented February 16, 2011
Screens for Conspiracies and Their Multiple Uses (PDF) by Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz, PhD., LECG, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, NYU, presented December 15, 2010
- Presentations from the November 19, 2010 Antitrust Forum
- The New York State Bar Association, Antitrust Law Section, sponsored a panel discussion on the DOJ/FTC proposed Merger Guidelines on Wednesday, July 21, 2010, at the offices of Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP, New York, NY. The panel consisted of:
Molly Boast, Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Civil Matters, Antitrust Division, United States Department of Justice; Dan Rubinfeld, Robert L. Bridges Professor of Law and Professor of Economics, University of California - Berkeley, and Visiting
Professor of Law, New York University; and Stephen Axinn, Partner, Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP, and Ilene Gotts, Partner, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, and Chair, Antitrust Section of the American Bar Association, will moderate the panel.
Download Dan Rubinfeld's presentation (PDF).
- The NYSBA Antitrust Law Section is a co-sponsor of New York's Donnelly Act: Another Tool in the Chest?, a teleconference/Webcast offered by the American Bar Association Section of Antitrust Law Business Torts and Civil RICO Committee and the ABA Center
for Continuing Legal Education in conjunction with the Section.
Recent Case Decisions and Enforcement Actions:
People of the State of New York vs. Tempur-Pedic Int'l, Inc.: (PDF) In Sequence 001, Petitioner Andrew M. Cuomo, Attorney General of the State of New York, brings this summary proceeding on behalf of the People of the State of New York against
respondent Tempur-Pedic International, Inc. (“Tempur-Pedic”), seeking an order and judgment enjoining Tempur-Pedic from engaging in its discounting policy; prohibiting Tempur-Pedic from destroying records; ordering disgorgement of Tempur-Pedic’s profits
and restitution to consumers; and awarding costs under C.P.L.R. 5 8303(a)(6). The Office of the Attorney General (“OAG’’) alleges that Tempur-Pedic has violated New York General Business Law 5 369-a, and that those violations constitute
repeated and persistent illegal and fraudulent conduct in violation of New York Executive Law 5 63(12).
News from Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman:
A.G. Schneiderman and the U.S. Department of Justice Take Legal Action to Break Up Monopoly of Tour Bus Operators