Tag Archives: FTAIA

Enforcement Provides Important Update for Auto Industry

For the last several years, the global auto industry has been rocked by unprecedented investigations and prosecution. Numerous international cartels, involving scores of companies and individuals, have engaged in price-fixing. Most of these cartels operated in foreign countries, fixing prices for automotive components that were incorporated into vehicles and shipped to the United States. Many individuals … Continue reading this entry

Protection Against Foreign Anticompetitive Automotive Supply Chain Practices Affecting U.S. Activities

Automotive industry participants may face increased costs and risk from wholly foreign anticompetitive activities far upstream in their global supply chain. Antitrust laws, like the Sherman Act, protect American markets from anticompetitive practices. But, under the Foreign Trade Antitrust Improvements Act (“FTAIA”), American antitrust laws only reach foreign conduct in specific circumstances. For example, an … Continue reading this entry