Mark J. Botti

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Federal Court Explains Denial Of Motion To Dismiss In "Most Favored Nations" Clause Decision

On August 12, 2011, the District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan issued its long-awaited opinion in the matter United States, et al. v. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan ,1denying Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan's (BCBS) motion to dismiss in its entirety, mooting a request to...

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DOJ Decision On "No Solicitation" Agreements Provides Guidance On Antitrust Violations In Recruiting

On September 24, 2010, the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a lawsuit and proposed settlement in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia prohibiting six high-tech companies - Adobe Systems Inc., Apple Inc., Google Inc., Intel Corp., Intuit Inc. and Pixar...

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Honest Services Fraud And Antitrust: Will The Supreme Court Rewrite The Rules For "Competition Crimes"?

The trio of honest services fraud cases to be decided by the Supreme Court this term - U.S. v. Black , U.S. v. Skilling and U.S. v. Weyhrauch - have the potential to effect a major change in criminal enforcement policy at the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice ("the Division"). The...

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