Recent Development in Antitrust and International Trade Law

DOJ Decides Not to Challenge Cisco’s Acquisition of Tandberg

March 29, 2010 at 4:03 pm

On March 29, the DOJ announced that it will not challenge Cisco Systems Inc.’s acquisition of Tandberg ASA. The EU also cleared the transaction, however, it required conditions for its approval. The DOJ concluded that the proposed deal was not anticompetitive because of the evolving nature of the videoconferencing market […]

BLUE CROSS ABANDONS MERGER PLANS AFTER DOJ THREATENS LAWSUIT

March 8, 2010 at 3:06 pm

On March 8, 2010, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan’s (Blue Cross-Michigan) subsidiary, Blue Care Networks of Michigan, abandoned its attempt to purchase Physicians Health Plan of Mid-Michigan (PHP) after the Department of Justice and the Michigan Attorney General informed the companies that they would file an antitrust lawsuit to […]