A federal judge has certified a class action challenging the NCAA's long-standing rules requiring student-athletes to sign away rights to their names and likenesses as the organization strikes deals of its own.
After 25 years leading the DOJ Antitrust Division's criminal enforcement efforts, Scott Hammond is joining Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher in Washington as a partner.
While the U.S. Supreme Court keeps raising the bar for class action certification, the Supreme Court of Canada took the opposite tack on Thursday, vastly expanding the scope of price-fixing class actions north of the border.
Rabobank, represented by David Gelfand and James Cavoli of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, said it "did not sufficiently appreciate the risks associated with the Libor and Euribor submission processes."
The National Collegiate Athletic Association and its lawyers at Schiff Hardin have lost a bid to dismiss antitrust claims over the organization's commercial use of the names and likenesses of former collegiate athletes. Hausfeld and Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro represented the plaintiffs.
Generic drug companies scored an early win in a test case that could determine whether brand-name drug companies are obligated to turn over samples of their products.
Major magazine publishers and distributors have spent years unsuccessfully trying to dodge claims that they conspired to drive the magazine wholesaler Anderson News out of business. Now they want to take the offensive against Anderson with antitrust counterclaims of their own.
In a trial over the fate of a relatively small software merger, the DOJ has made heavy use of internal documents in which executives of Austin-based Bazaarvoice cheered that they would be able to hike up prices after acquiring their company's primary business rival.
Following a truce between video game giant Electronic Arts Inc. and the Collegiate License Company, a new team of lawyers from Munger Tolles & Olson stepped in to represent the NCAA as it continues to battle the players' claims.