The Food Police Are Coming — Liability and DOJ Enforcement

By | Food Safety News | September 29, 2016
The Food Police Are Coming — Liability and DOJ Enforcement

The notion that “the food police are coming” motivated attendees at the United Fresh Produce Association’s Washington Conference earlier this month to attend a session featuring Jeffrey Steger, assistant director in the Consumer Protection Branch of the U.S. Department of Justice, and prominent attorney Doug Fellman, a partner, at Hogan Lovells US LLP.

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With a Carrot and a Stick: Fine Discounts for Cooperation Return to Abuse Enforcement

On 20 September 2016, the European Commission fined Altstoff Recycling Austria (“ARA”) under Article 102 TFEU for abusing its dominant position in the Austrian waste management market by blocking its downstream competitors from reasonable access to its necessary upstream infrastructure.

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FERC Considers “Streamlining” Analysis of M&a Approval and MBR Authority

FERC Considers “Streamlining” Analysis of M&a Approval and MBR Authority

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”), in a recent Notice of Inquiry (NOI), is exploring whether to revise its current approach to identifying and analyzing market power in the context of Federal Power Act Section 203 (utility mergers and acquisitions) and 205 (market based rate authorizations). 

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