Articles Tagged Antitrust

Jessica Jackson, Much Ado About Nothing? The Antitrust Implications of Private Equity Club Deals

60 Fla. L. Rev. 697 (2008) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: In May 1976, with merely $ 120,000 and a few metal chairs left behind from a prior tenant, Kolberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR) opened its doors. Though few people outside Wall Street circles knew of this start-up company, by the 1980s its […]

Larry Dougherty, Does a Cartel Aim Expressly? Trusting Calder Personal Jurisdiction when Antitrust Goes Global?

60 Fla. L. Rev. 915 (2008) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: Suppose your law firm represents CrabApple, the large, California-based manufacturer of the BuyPod, a portable digital music player. CrabApple also sells songs from its online music store, BuyTunes, for use on the BuyPod. One morning, a class-action antitrust lawsuit lands on your desk. […]

Simon A. Rodell, Antitrust Law: The Fall of The Morton Salt Rule in Secondary-Line Price Discrimination Cases

58 Fla. L. Rev. 967 (2006) | | | | TEXT :: Petitioner manufactures and sells custom-made heavy-duty trucks. Respondent and other Volvo dealers bid on sales to specific retail customers. In preparing bids, Respondent and other dealers routinely ask Petitioner for wholesale price concessions, which Petitioner grants selectively. Respondent sued in district court under […]