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Government is cracking down on antitrust issues in labor markets

Government is cracking down on antitrust issues in labor markets

May 9, 2022

Antitrust enforcement is heating up when it comes to issues affecting workers and their ability to sell their services to the highest bidder.  Though the movement began in 2016, the Biden administration is claiming that certain agreements between employers that affect workers’ mobility and compensation can be criminally prosecuted.  In this podcast, you will learn all about these efforts, how the government has fared thus far and what you need to watch out for in the future.. 

Read a transcript of the episode here.

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A new year of fresh challenges: Antitrust highlights from Q1 2022

A new year of fresh challenges: Antitrust highlights from Q1 2022

April 21, 2022

The Antitrust Revolution continues marching on. From the agencies to Congress, the fundamental purpose of the antitrust laws and the way in which they are enforced is being re-written. If you think this doesn’t affect you or your business, you should listen in.

Read a transcript of the episode here.

Find Jay on Twitter and LinkedIn or contact him at jlevine@porterwright.com.

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The Antitrust Revolution: New Brandeisians Keep Their Promise

The Antitrust Revolution: New Brandeisians Keep Their Promise

August 3, 2021

In part three of their series, “The Antitrust Revolution,” host Jay Levine and fellow attorney Carrie Garrison explain what New Brandeisians are trying to achieve and why they believe that the antitrust laws need fixing. In particular, they discuss Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s (D-MN) proposed "Competition and Antitrust Law Enforcement Reform Act" and how it fits into the “progressive” agenda. This podcast will definitely help you make sense of all the headlines you keep seeing!

Read a transcript of the episode here.

Find Jay on Twitter and Linkedin or contact him at jlevine@porterwright.com. Find Carrie on Twitter or at cgarrison@porterwright.com.

Antitrust Lessons from NCAA vs. Alston

Antitrust Lessons from NCAA vs. Alston

July 27, 2021

In this podcast, host Jay Levine and Allen Carter discuss what lessons for antitrust law we can glean from the Supreme Court’s recent decision in NCAA v. Alston. 

The previous episode on the Supreme Court’s ruling with sports attorney Luke Fedlam is #47.

Read a transcript of the episode here.

Find Jay on Twitter and Linkedin or contact him at jlevine@porterwright.com.

The Antitrust Revolution: The Chicago School and Antitrust Enforcement from 1990s to the Present

The Antitrust Revolution: The Chicago School and Antitrust Enforcement from 1990s to the Present

July 20, 2021

In part two of their series “The Antitrust Revolution,” host Jay Levine and guest Carrie Garrison discuss the evolution of antitrust in the decades leading up to the present. They explain, in plain words, the prevailing economic theory that governed antitrust enforcement and why those principles are now coming under attack. They also discuss the public perception of antitrust enforcement, the prevailing New Brandeisian belief, and how that plays into the impending antitrust revolution. 

Read a transcript of the episode here.

The Antitrust Revolution: The Evolution of Antitrust

The Antitrust Revolution: The Evolution of Antitrust

July 13, 2021

An antitrust revolution is definitely underway. But to understand where we may be going, you must first understand where we have been. In this podcast, Jay is joined by attorney Carrie Garrison. They will guide you through the evolution of antitrust law, from its inception to the present, and provide you the tools to better understand what all the fuss seems to be about.

Read a transcript of the episode here.

Breaking Down the NCAA v. Alston SCOTUS Decision

Breaking Down the NCAA v. Alston SCOTUS Decision

June 22, 2021

The sports and antitrust worlds eagerly awaited the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in NCAA v. Alston, a case challenging to the NCAA’s right to limit compensation paid to student-athletes. On Monday, June 21, the Supreme Court upheld the decisions by the lower courts, which found in favor of student-athletes and forbade the NCAA or the collegiate conferences from enforcing rules that limited the amount of education-related expenses schools can offer to student-athletes. Jay and colleague Luke Fedlam, head of the firm’s Sports practice and host of the Protecting Your Possibilities Podcast, discuss the decision and its implications going forward for collegiate sports, student-athletes and the NCAA.

Read the full episode transcript here.

Luke mentioned a podcast episode that focused on the importance of education. That episode is #28 “Ethics in Athlete Education.”

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The outlook for startups and emerging businesses

The outlook for startups and emerging businesses

October 30, 2020

This year has been a year like no other.  In this episode, Jay talks to fellow partner Brett Thornton, chair of Porter Wright’s Energy, Biotech and Emerging Business practice group, about how deal work for emerging businesses has been affected by the pandemic, the elections and the possibility of changing antitrust rules. 

COVID-19’s impact on the Health Care Industry

COVID-19’s impact on the Health Care Industry

October 22, 2020

COVID-19 has had an impact on virtually every industry in the country, but none more so than on health care. In this episode, Jay talks with John Carney, chair of Porter Wright’s Health Care Practice and former Ohio state representative, about the changes that COVID-19 has wrought on health care and on some changes the industry is likely to experience in the future. 

Ohio’s COVID-19 qualified immunity legislation

Ohio’s COVID-19 qualified immunity legislation

October 20, 2020

COVID-19 has spurred all sorts of legislation. In this episode, Jay discusses some examples of COVID-19-related legislation with John Carney, Chair of Porter Wright’s Health Care Practice and former three-term Ohio state representative. The discussion includes Ohio’s recently-enacted qualified immunity legislation (HB 606) as well as some thoughts about future laws that may be on the horizon on the federal level.

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