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Decision in hiQ Labs, Inc. v. LinkedIn Corp. fuels debate over antitrust-privacy issues

On September 9, 2020, a federal judge in California dismissed antitrust claims brought by hiQ Labs, Inc. against LinkedIn Corp., holding that hiQ’s antitrust claims failed to properly define the relevant market. This case highlights the rising likelihood of data-related disputes by commercial parties and the potential for data access restrictions to prompt competition claims. … Continue Reading

Groundbreaking cases shape UK collective actions

This year marks four years since significant statutory reforms regenerated the UK’s collective actions arena. Following a rocky start to this new regime, it appears that 2019 may finally bring some clarity to potential claimants navigating the first hurdle of competition class actions: the Collective Proceedings Order application. In this client alert, our London Competition … Continue Reading
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