Search results for Antitrust


December 20th, 2018

Antitrust laws prohibit people and companies from improperly interfering with the functioning of competitive (think capitalistic) markets. This is a broad and vague definition. Unfortunately, there is no clearer definition. I find it helpful to provide some examples of typical antitrust conduct or violations: It is important to understand that not all such agreements or […]

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Did you just sign an illegal settlement agreement?

December 12th, 2018

The legality and enforceability of non-solicitation provisions within settlement agreements. Both Michigan law and federal law have long illegalized “restraints” on trade or commerce.i Violations can include fines and criminal prosecution.ii But what is a restraint on trade? And do non-solicitation provisions within settlement agreements qualify as unlawful restraints on trade? The short answer is […]

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