Antitrust Litigation

Trump To Nominate Competition-Focused Simons For FTC Chair, CP-Focused Chopra For Commissioner; Reports Of Philips For Additional Seat

President Trump

After months of speculation among the consumer protection and antitrust bars, Trump announced today his intention to nominate former Director of the Bureau of Competition and current Paul Weiss partner Joseph Simons as Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission.

DOJ Challenges Illegal Antitrust “Gun Jumping” In Energy Transaction

Duke Energy Buys Progress Energy In $13 Billion Deal

The Department of Justice Antitrust Division recently brought a civil antitrust lawsuit against Duke Energy Corporation.

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On March 2, 2015, SolarCity Corporation (“SolarCity”) filed suit in the federal District Court for the District of Arizona against the Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District (“SRP”) alleging that SRP had violated federal and state antitrust laws and tortuously interfered with SolarCity’s business expectations by imposing a new pricing structure on customers intending to install rooftop solar systems.