A new approach to referrals under the EU Merger Regulation
September 27, 2022
The European Commission (along with the US FTC and DOJ, UK CMA, German FCO and others), has been focused on ensuring that so-called “killer acquisitions” in the digital and life sciences sectors are reviewed. Against this background, the General Court’s decision in Illumina/Grail is of key importance to companies acquiring start-ups.
Absence of evidence stalls misleading advertising class action
September 14, 2022
The recent dismissal of a class action against Ford confirms the utility of summary judgment motions in class actions, particularly when the evidence advanced to support the plaintiffs’ claims was found by the court to be insufficient and contrary to common sense.