Antitrust Boutique Bona Law Adds Two Prominent Biglaw Antitrust Attorneys to its Team

Bona Law is pleased to announce Jim Lerner and Pat Pascarella have joined the firm as partners. Jim will be based at the firm’s New York office while Pat will launch the firm’s newest office in Dallas, Texas. Pat joins Bona Law from Kilpatrick Townsend. His experience ranges from antitrust litigation and counseling to representing clients before enforcement and regulatory agencies […]

Jarod BonaPartner, Bona Law PC

March 2021 – TVB Interview on SFC Investigations & “Ramp and Dump” Investment Scams

Our criminal litigation partner Felix Ng was interviewed by TVB television program “News Magazine (新聞透視)” on the criminal law and market misconduct implications surrounding “ramp and dump” investment scams via social media, which have been rampant in Hong Kong and the Asia region lately. SFC Crackdown This television interview came timely as the Securities and Futures Commission […]

Felix NgPartner, Haldanes

New visa renewal arrangements announced for visa holders outside Hong Kong

Date:   1 April 2021 Good News for visa holders outside Hong Kong who are looking to apply for visa renewals, as the Immigration Department recently announced that special arrangements will be made to accommodate the pandemic situation The Hong Kong Immigration Department recently made an announcement in relation to special arrangements made for visa holders […]

Felix NgPartner, Haldanes

Did Antitrust Kill the Radio Star?

Author: Jon Cieslak Many guitarists and rock music fans have recently gotten to know Rick Beato. Beato is a musician, music producer, and, most recently, a YouTube personality. He regularly produces YouTube videos about a variety of music topics, headlined by his most well-known series, What Makes This Song Great?, which breaks down and discusses popular songs. He also […]

Jarod BonaPartner, Bona Law PC

Strong Winds of Change in the Antitrust World in Europe and the United States: Big Tech Under Cross Fire

Author: Luis Blanquez Interesting times to be an attorney; especially an antitrust attorney. If you work in private practice, you are likely witnessing the most significant transformation in the legal sector in the past 20 years. If you are an in-house lawyer, you are probably dealing with a new set of legal and commercial issues you couldn’t […]

Luis BlanquezAttorney, Bona Law PC

Is Insurance Really Exempt from the U.S. Antitrust Laws?

Author: Jarod Bona In many instances, conduct involving the business of insurance is, indeed, exempt from antitrust liability. So why does insurance sometimes get a free pass? In 1945, Congress passed a law called The McCarran-Ferguson Act. Insurance, of course, has traditionally been regulated by the States. Territorial and jurisdictional disputes between the States and the Federal government […]

Jarod BonaPartner, Bona Law PC

Waiting for Change—Antitrust in Distribution in Early 2021

Recently, I was researching antitrust developments in 2020 to update my Antitrust in Distribution and Franchising book.  While there were several developments last year, what struck me was the large number of potentially drastic changes to antitrust distribution law that started to play out in 2020 but are continuing into 2021.  Whether you think of them […]

Steven CernakPartner, Bona Law PC

Clear Articulation and the Classic Antitrust Case of FTC v. Phoebe Putney Health System

Authors: Luke Hasskamp and Aaron Gott This article briefly explores the applicability of federal antitrust laws to actions taken by municipalities or other state subdivisions and, specifically, whether they have acted pursuant to a clearly articulated state policy to displace competition in the marketplace. Federal antitrust laws are designed to prevent anticompetitive conduct in the market. Yet, the Supreme Court long ago […]

Aaron GottOf Counsel, Bona Law PC

Rodríguez Rueda, S.C. Add New Practice Area Corporate Law to their IR Global Membership

Rodríguez Rueda, S.C., our exclusive Competition Law & Cannabis Advisory Member in Mexico, are pleased to announce the addition of Corporate Law to their IR Global membership. This new position adds further strength to their membership and offers support for fellow members in the area. If you have a requirement in this area, please get in touch […]

Juan Daniel Rodriguez CardosoPartner, Rodríguez Rueda, S.C.

Antitrust Injury and the Classic Antitrust Case of Brunswick Corp v. Pueblo Bowl-O-Mat

Author: Jarod Bona Antitrust injury is one of the most commonly fought battles in antitrust litigation. It is also one of the least understood antitrust concepts. No matter what your antitrust theory, it is almost certain that you must satisfy antitrust-injury requirements to win your case. So you ought to have some idea of what it is. […]

Jarod BonaPartner, Bona Law PC