Louisiana’s COPA Exempts Hospital Acquisitions from Federal Antitrust Laws

The District Court for the District of Louisiana recently issued an order granting motions for summary judgment in favor of a notable hospital merger, holding that Louisiana’s issuance of a COPA constituted state action that exempted the transaction from federal

Senator Bob Gordon and Dennis Culnan, Jr. Join Stevens & Lee Public Affairs

Former New Jersey Senator Bob Gordon and Dennis Culnan, Jr. have joined the growing New Jersey public affairs firm and Stevens & Lee affiliate led by Skip Cimino.

CLE Presentation: Meet the New Third Circuit Judges

The Law360 article "3rd Circ. Chief Judge Says Arguments Will Remain In-Person" highlighted Karl's American Bar Association CLE presentation.

False Claims Act’s Materiality Requirement Spotlighted Again in Recently-Decided Third Circuit Case

The FTC filed suit alleging that U.S. Anesthesia Partners, Inc. and the private equity firm Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, which created USAP, executed a multi-year anticompetitive scheme to consolidate anesthesiology practices in Texas, drive up the price o

FTC Sues Private Equity Firm and Anesthesia Group Alleging Unlawful Monopolization in Texas Market

The FTC filed suit alleging that U.S. Anesthesia Partners, Inc. and the private equity firm Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, which created USAP, executed a multi-year anticompetitive scheme to consolidate anesthesiology practices in Texas, drive up the price of an

Veronica L. Morrison Appointed to PA Supreme Court Committee on Rules of Evidence

Ms. Morrison will assist the high court in reviewing, clarifying and amending the evidence law rules governing all court proceedings in the Commonwealth.

Will Striking Workers in CA Receive Unemployment?

If signed, California's Bill may authorize unemployment benefits for striking workers.

UAW Takes Novel Path with Big 3 Strike Strategy

Daniel commented on the UAW's novel strategy for putting pressure on automakers and how these plans could affect the UAW's bargaining position.

Cemex Decision Examined: How the NLRB Dramatically Changed the Unionization Process

The NLRB announced a new rule deciding when employers must bargain with unions without a representation election.

Draft Merger Guidelines: Rebutting a Claim of Substantial Lessening of Competition

We discuss rebuttal evidence that merging parties may offer to show that no substantial lessening of competition is threatened by the proposed merger.

FTC/DOJ Announce Three Public Workshops to Discuss the Draft Merger Guidelines

The workshops are aimed at promoting a “dynamic discussion” about the draft guidelines to complement the comments currently being submitted.

Significant PA Appellate Court Cases 2023 CLE

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