Tag Archives: Seventh Circuit

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

Making Your Termination Decision Count (Don’t Sleep On This One…)

The success or failure of an employer’s defenses in employment litigation often turns on what motivated a termination decision. My consistently low productivity numbers on the assembly line or my complaint about harassment? My taking of leave or requesting of accommodation, or the ongoing business struggles making it necessary to cut costs? As a consequence, … Continue reading this entry