What to Know About Makan Delrahim, Trump's Antitrust Division Pick

Makan Delrahim, a former top lobbyist for tech and health care companies who now serves as a deputy White House counsel, is the Trump administration's pick to lead the U.S. Justice Department's Antitrust Division, a key post that would put him, and his front-office staff, in the spotlight of in-house legal departments looking to win approval for mergers and acquisitions.

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  • What to Know About Makan Delrahim, Trump's Antitrust Division Pick

    By C. Ryan Barber

    Makan Delrahim, a former top lobbyist for tech and health care companies who now serves as a deputy White House counsel, is the Trump administration's pick to lead the U.S. Justice Department's Antitrust Division, a key post that would put him, and his front-office staff, in the spotlight of in-house legal departments looking to win approval for mergers and acquisitions.

  • Religious Health Systems, Facing ERISA Liability, Pin Hope on Justices

    By Marcia Coyle

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday took up an employee-retirement dispute that threatens to expose religious-affiliated, nonprofit health care systems to billions of dollars in retroactive penalties rooted in the protection of pensions.

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Litigation

  • Web of Litigation Grows Around Trump Travel Ban

    By COGAN SCHNEIER

    As Hawaii prepares for a hearing Wednesday, the Trump administration looks to capitalize on an early win in Virginia.

  • Mylan Taps Ex-SEC Commissioner as Top Lawyer

    By Kristen Rasmussen

    EpiPen maker Mylan N.V. announced Tuesday that Daniel Gallagher has been appointed chief legal officer, effective April 17. Gallagher served as a commissioner of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission from late 2011 to late 2015. He previously held various staff roles at the agency, including as counsel to two commissioners.

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