Antitrust Column & Publications

Grocery Wholesalers’ Asset Swap Scrutinized

Date: 08/27/14

Source: The New York Law Journal. Reprinted with permission.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit ruled that determining whether an asset swap agreement between grocery wholesalers should be judged under the rule of reason or as a per se market allocation agreement required fact-finding by a jury. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit decided that an alleged breach of contracts to supply generic drug companies with an unbranded version of a drug did not state a monopolization claim under a duty to deal theory.

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