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The AAI joined an amicus brief in support of en banc rehearing of a Ninth Circuit decision denying standing under Illinois Brick to ATM cardholders to challenge a conspiracy among banks to inflate ATM interchange fees.

AAI filed a brief in the Federal Circuit urging the court to hold that direct purchasers have standing to bring monopolization claims based on a patent holder's efforts to enforce a patent obtained by fraud ("Walker Process" claims).  AAI maintained th

The AAI took a first-time look at the overlap of Civil Liberties and Competition Policy.

The AAI marked its 12th annual Energy Roundtable by gathering experts in antitrust and regulation from government, industry, academia, and advocacy to discuss major competition policy issues involving electricity and energy.
 

The AAI hosted an invitational symposium examining complex, strategic pricing mechanisms and their implications for antitrust analysis and remedies. The principal topics were dynamic pricing, yield maintenance, auctions, and drip pricing.

Appointment of Professor Joshua Davis as Reporter Announced at AAI’s 5th Annual Future of Private Antitrust Enforcement Conference

AAI filed a brief supporting the FTC's petition for rehearing en banc in the Eighth Circuit.

AAI President Bert Foer quotes on the departure of AAG Christine Varney from the Department of Justice Antitrust Division, announced July 6, 2011.

 

Since 2007, this event has served as a vehicle for the antitrust community to come together to network and obtain an updated and comprehensive profile of private enforcement as a business.

AAI filed an amicus brief supporting the State of California in its challenge to a revenue sharing agreement used by supermarkets in Southern California as a weapon in a labor dispute.  AAI urged the en banc Ninth Circuit to hold that the agreement was

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