Paul B. Hewitt

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

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Antitrust & Competition

Antitrust Considerations Affecting M&A

Editor: Please tell us about your background and experience. Hewitt: I developed an interest in antitrust in college as an economics major. After graduating from law school, I clerked for a year and then went to the Federal Trade Commission. I left the FTC in 1978 to go to Akin Gump, where I...

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Hedge Fund Manager Hit With $350,000 In Hart-Scott-Rodino Penalties FTC Puts Hedge Funds "On Notice" That They Are Not Exempt From HSR Rules

The FTC recently announced a $350,000 Hart-Scott-Rodino consent judgment against hedge fund manager Scott R. Sacane. Sacane owns Durus Capital Management (N.A.), LLC. In 2003 a Durus-managed offshore fund (Master Fund) made Hart-Scott reportable acquisitions of voting securities in two U.S....

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FTC Administrative Law Judge Strikes Down Consummated Hospital Merger As Anticompetitive

In January 2000 three hospitals located near Chicago - Evanston Hospital (Evanston), Glenbrook Hospital (Glenbrook) and Highland Park Hospital (Highland Park) - merged to form the Evanston Northwestern Healthcare Corporation (ENH). More than four years later the Federal Trade Commission (FTC)...

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