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  • Year Two of Trump Antitrust Merger Enforcement: What to Expect in 2018
    Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
    Steven C. Sunshine, David P. Wales

    On April 4, 2018, Skadden hosted a webinar titled “Year Two of Trump Antitrust Merger Enforcement: What to Expect in 2018.” The Skadden panelists were antitrust/competition global head Steven C. Sunshine and antitrust/competition partner David P. Wales. Below are some key takeaways from the presentation.

  • US Imposes New Russia Sanctions Targeting Oligarchs, Senior Government Officials and Entities
    Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
    Jamie L. Boucher, Eytan J. Fisch, William J. Sweet, Jr., James E. Perry, Greg Seidner, Joydeep Sengupta

    On April 6, 2018, the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced sanctions against seven Russian oligarchs and 12 companies they own or control, as well as 17 senior Russian government officials, a state-owned Russian weapons-trading company and its bank subsidiary. The sanctions create both “primary” or “secondary” sanctions risks for both U.S. persons and non-U.S. persons. Concurrently, OFAC issued two general licenses permitting certain transactions and activities necessary to wind down dealings with or divest interests in certain of the sanctioned companies.

  • AT&T/Time Warner: How Judge's Experience In 'Comcast/NBCU' May Shape the Trial
    New York Law Journal
    Shepard Goldfein, Karen Hoffman Lent

    At the midpoint of the much-anticipated AT&T/Time Warner trial, partners Shepard Goldfein and Karen Hoffman Lent discuss how a vertical mega-merger from a few years ago — and a familiar face from that case — may provide some clues of what is to come.