Recently by J. Bruce McDonald
Antitrust & Competition
DOJ Toughens Antitrust Consent Decree Enforcement
The U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division last year warned that changes to DOJ consent decrees were forthcoming. Since then, DOJ has adopted new terms in recent consent decrees that enhance the DOJ’s ability to enforce its settlements.
The new DOJ consent decree terms, to be included...Read More
McClendon Indictment Calls for Caution, Not Confusion: The DOJ oilfield indictment should encourage compliance rather than overreaction
On March 1, 2016, a federal grand jury indicted Aubrey McClendon, the high-profile former CEO of a major oil and gas company, for alleged bid rigging in the acquisition of natural gas leases. This news and the events that followed leave no one in the oil patch feeling comfortable, in an industry...Read More