Data Incident – GDPR Issues

A courier service provider does not have a status of the data controller in relation to personal data in the correspondence. The situation which require taking the decision whether to notify the supervisory authority about the breach of personal data are the ones the controllers would like to avoid. Loss of a registered package with […]

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Bona Law Adds US DOJ Antitrust Division Veteran as Partner

Dylan Carson, a leading trial lawyer on some of the largest and most complex merger and non-merger litigations and investigations at the United States Department of Justice Antitrust Division, has joined antitrust boutique Bona Law, in their New York and San Diego offices. Carson joins Bona Law from Faegre Drinker, where he was a partner […]

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If I Were You.. EP #3: PGA vs. LIV

This episode – featuring Bona Law’s Luke Hasskamp – is for anyone interested in the situation involving the PGA tour and the upstart golf league LIV.  Even though it doesn’t quite fit our normal template, where we give advice to in-house lawyers, this is a really interesting situation from an Antitrust perspective. And because the […]

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Resale Price Maintenance, Horizontal Conspiracies, and Antitrust Law

Author: Jarod Bona If you are looking for controversy, you came to the right place. Today, we discuss resale price maintenance, one of the most contentious issues in all of antitrust. If you look around and see a bunch of antitrust economists, hide your screen so they don’t start arguing with each other. Trust me; you don’t […]

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If I Were You…I’d Listen to this Podcast about Minimum Advertised Pricing Programs (Episode 2)

Author: Molly Donovan We recently released episode 2 of our “If I Were You” podcast. You can listen to this episode about minimum advertised prices here. Featuring Bona Law partner Steve Cernak. Or read our blog version now: This Episode Is About: Minimum Advertised Pricing (MAP) Programs Why:  We get MAP questions from clients and prospective clients a lot. The Five Bullets: In-house […]

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Distribution Agreements: Quick Look at What’s New on Vertical Agreements and Antitrust in the European Union

Authors: Luis Blanquez and Steve Cernak The adoption of the new Vertical Block Exemption Regulation and Guidelines has created a hectic few months in the European Union for those in the world of antitrust and distribution agreements. 1. The European Commission updates existing vertical rules On May 10, 2022, the European Commission (EC) adopted the new Vertical Block Exemption Regulation (VBER), […]

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Is the PGA’s Suspension of 17 Players Out of Bounds Under the Federal Antitrust Laws?

Authors: Luke Hasskamp and Molly Donovan We often write about sports and antitrust and have previously written about professional golf, and, specifically, the legal implications of a competitor golf league trying to break onto the scene: The PGA Tour faces off with the Premier Golf League: An Antitrust Problem? Is Antitrust Litigation the Next Stop in the PGA Tour’s Battle […]

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The Madrid System in Brazil: Trademarks Statistics at a Glance (2021)

The Madrid System entered into force in Brazil on October 2, 2019 and has proven to be an important filing tool for international companies. For 2021, we have gathered and analyzed relevant information on the trademark filing behavior via the Madrid System for Brazil. As shown in the following table, the United States of America, […]

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Is Antitrust Litigation the Next Stop in the PGA Tour’s Battle with the Upstart LIV Golf League?

Author: Luke Hasskamp Hello, friends. Let’s talk about some of the latest developments in the world of professional golf, at least from an antitrust perspective. Last spring I wrote about the PGA Tour’s response to a potential competitor golf league. The new league promised to shake up professional golf, guaranteeing massive payouts to attract some of the […]

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Regional Training Course on Facilitating Trade for Food Security organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations: Rabat, Morocco – May 30th to June 3rd 2022

Saifullah Khan (Managing Partner, S.U.Khan Associates Corporate & Legal Consultants – Pakistan/Partner Bizilance Consultants – Dubai) is a member of FAO’s NENA (Near East and North Africa) Regional Network of Experts on Agriculture Trade (RNE-AT). Course participants were from 15 countries of the NENA Region. Saifullah Khan participated in the above training course as a […]

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If I Were You…I’d Listen to this Antitrust Podcast

Author: Molly Donovan If I Were You is a new Bona Law podcast that gives in-house lawyers the essential 5 bullets they need to explain real-world antitrust and competition risks to their business teams. This podcast is a quick 10 minutes or less, easily digestible during a commute or errand, and we hope it becomes a practical resource […]

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