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Anthony Franze

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United States: Dispute resolution


Within: Appellate

Arnold & Porter’s group houses ‘bright’ attorneys, who manage appeals in areas such as product liability, antitrust, healthcare and banking. Former practice head Lisa Blatt re-joined Williams & Connolly LLP in January 2019. Prior to her departure, she has argued for the appellees in Advocate Health Care Network v Stapleton, a case concerning eligibility criteria for the ‘church plan’ exemption from ERISA, and represented Philip Morris in the Oklahoma Supreme Court legislative challenge to a cigarette tax. At the Third Circuit, Blatt also acted for GlaxoSmithKline in an appeal arising from the denied enforcement of $35m settlement in an antitrust class action. New York-based James Blank represented Nintendo as a respondent at the Federal Circuit appeal filed by Tomita Technologies and pertaining to a patent infringement claim. Duo Howard Cayne and Michael Johnson, who are handling several appeals for the Federal Housing Finance Agency, is also recommended, as is Anthony Franze. Sarah Harris joined the Department of Justice as a Deputy Assistant Attorney General.

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  • The role of arbitrators in EU antitrust law

    In May 2014, it will be ten years since Regulation No 1/2003 entered into force. When the legislator of the European Union adopted this Regulation on 16 December 2002, its main objective was to decentralise the enforcement of the two main provisions of EU antitrust law, Articles 81 and 82 of the Treaty establishing the European Community (now Articles 101 and 102 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU)). Where do the arbitrators fit in this picture?

    - Arnold & Porter (UK) LLP

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