Private Enforcement of Antitrust Law in the United States, A Handbook

Chapter 4: Initiation of a private action

*Chairman, Hausfeld LLP. Brent Landau, Faris Ghareeb, Carina Clark, Michael Doneson, and Jack Kitchen assisted in the preparation of this chapter.

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The Case for Cooperation

A special supplemental publication of The Sedona Conference Journal.

Liberalizing Rule 27 in the Twombly/Iqbal Era

If legislative efforts to limit the reach of Twombly/Iqbal and reintroduce Conley’s “no set of facts” standard are not enacted, basic notions of fairness and justice require that Rule 27 be liberally interpreted to allow plaintiffs to seek limited pre-suit discovery.

Global Enforcement of Anticompetitive Conduct

"Because the enforcement of country-specific competition laws is necessarily limited in a globalized economy, only the cross-border cooperation of both criminal and private enforcement can effectively deter anticompetitive conduct and compensate victims. While there have been significant strides in ...

Observations from the Field: ACPERA's First Five Years

This article examines some of the practical issues and competing interests that have been raised since the enactment of the Antitrust Criminal Penalty Enhancement and Reform Act of 2004.


Christopher L. Lebsock writes on In Kohen v. Pac. Inv. Mgmt. Co. LLC & PIMCO Funds for Law360.

Competition Law Claims: A Developing Story

An extract from the 2010 European Antitrust Review - a special report.