ABA Antitrust Section Corporate Compliance Monthly Update - McDermott

ABA Antitrust Section Corporate Compliance Monthly Update


On November 15, 2022, McDermott lawyers Stephen WuGreg Heltzer, Nicole Castle and Zach Sproull presented the American Bar Association (ABA) Antitrust Section Corporate Compliance Monthly Update. Their presentation focused on criminal, merger and civil enforcement updates.

Topics covered include:

Criminal Enforcement Update

  • DOJ Secures First Criminal Monopolization Guilty Plea in Decades
  • DOJ Secures Guilty Plea in Criminal “No-Poach” Case
  • DOJ’s Criminal Broiler Chicken Price-Fixing Probe Comes to an End

Merger Enforcement Update

  • Court Clears Merger of Change and United Health
  • Court Clears Booz Allen’s Acquisition of Everwatch Amid NSA Contract Concerns
  • DOJ Sues to Block Home Improvement-Hardware Deal
  • DOJ Appeals Court Order Allowing US Sugar Merger
  • Court Blocks Book Publisher Merger
  • Directors Resign Amid DOJ Scrutiny Over Interlocking Directorates

Civil Enforcement Updates

  • Tuna Manufacturers Urge Supreme Court to Consider Class Certification
  • FTC and State AGs Sue Pesticide Manufacturers Over Alleged “Pay-to-Block Scheme”