Federal Judge Signs Final Judgment Resolving ABI-Modelo Antitrust Concerns

A federal judge signed the final judgment in the ABI-Modelo deal concluding the United States’ lawsuit against Anheuser-Busch InBev and Grupo Modelo.  This case is now complete subject to conditions and monitoring provisions.  You can read the final judgment here.  Also, here is an article from the Courthouse News Service. (earlier post) Justice Department Files Tunney…Read More

Judge Grants Utah’s Motion to Dismiss Hospitality Association Case

Judge Jenkins held oral argument on the motion to dismiss and granted Plaintiff’s motion to dismiss.   I only have a transcript summary  here.   It dismisses the case but notes that the plaintiff has 20 days to amend the complaint.  Press coverage of the hearing indicates the judge was quite skeptical of the claims underlying the…Read More