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Please join Steptoe’s Antitrust Team on Wednesday, November 1, for an in depth discussion of criminal antitrust enforcement against employee no-poaching agreements. As detailed in our earlier blog post, on September 12, two high-level officials of the US Department of Justice (DOJ), Antitrust Division confirmed the Trump Administration’s continued enforcement efforts against agreements among companies not to “poach” each other’s employees or on setting employees’ wages. Two such investigations are going on now, and…
On September 12, Andrew Finch, the Acting Assistant Attorney General for Antitrust in the U.S. Department of Justice, confirmed the Trump Administration’s commitment to the criminalization of agreements among companies not to “poach” each other’s employees and agreements on employees’ wages, policies advanced significantly during the Obama Administration.…
On September 15, Steptoe and Japanese law firm Iwata Godo will conduct a joint antitrust seminar in Tokyo addressing the international management of antitrust risks for Japanese companies. The speakers (Ken Ewing, Pat Linehan and Jean-Nicolas Maillard from Steptoe and Akira Matsuda and Takaki Sato from Iwata Godo) will provide to the audience an overview of recent enforcement trends in the US, the EU and Japan, with a specific focus on international civil…