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Mark McCareins

Clinical Professor of Business Law

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Could This Be the End of Noncompetes?

The FTC’s proposed rule is hardly a done deal—but here’s what it could mean for companies and workers.

Researchers: Thomas N. Hubbard and Mark McCareins

May 17, 2024

Policy

What’s at Stake in the UFC Antitrust Case?

The outcome of the mixed-martial-arts saga could have wide-ranging implications for the future of global sports entertainment.

Researchers: Mark McCareins

February 23, 2024

Policy

Big Tech Takes the Stand

Google may look like a monopoly, but is its power actually hurting consumers? A legal expert weighs in.

Researchers: Mark McCareins

October 5, 2023

Policy

Will the PGA–LIV Golf Merger Pass the Antitrust Test?

“Statements that LIV has made about breaking up the monopoly of the PGA may come back to haunt them.”

Researchers: Mark McCareins

July 1, 2023

Policy

It May Be Time to Reconsider That Noncompete Agreement

Federal regulators are cracking down on hiring practices that restrict employees’ wages and ability to work for competitors. Here’s what companies should know.

Researchers: Mark McCareins

January 21, 2022

Organizations

Laws Requiring Board Diversity Are Becoming More Common. Here’s What to Know.

“Companies want to be ahead of the curve on this.”

Researchers: Mark McCareins

June 1, 2021

Organizations

How Is the Pandemic Affecting Antitrust Enforcement?

Deals will be ramping up again soon. Companies shouldn’t expect a free pass from regulators.

Researchers: Mark McCareins

June 16, 2020

Policy

Why Antitrust Regulators Don’t Scare Big Tech

A business law expert explains why the market is more likely than the government to rein in Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Google.

Researchers: Mark McCareins

August 19, 2019

Policy

How to Navigate a Vertical Merger after the AT&T and Time Warner Ruling

Here’s what companies can do to minimize antitrust concerns in an uncertain regulatory environment.

Researchers: Mark McCareins

January 7, 2019

Organizations

Buying a Company for Its Talent? Beware of Hidden Legal Risks.

Acquiring another firm’s trade secrets—even unintentionally—could prove costly.

Researchers: Mark McCareins

September 7, 2018

Innovation

What’s Behind the Current Wave of Vertical Integration?

From Amazon–Whole Foods to CVS–Aetna, companies are reconfiguring for an uncertain future. Four strategy professors discuss.

Researchers: Craig Garthwaite, Meghan Busse, Amanda Starc and Mark McCareins

January 5, 2018

Strategy

Take 5: Make Your Big Idea a Success

Kellogg faculty share what it takes to find, foster, and sell innovation.

Researchers: Benjamin F. Jones, Mark McCareins, Pete Slawniak, Brian Eng, Jeffrey Cohen, Bryony Reich and Loran Nordgren

January 4, 2018

Innovation

Waiting to Protect Intellectual Property Could Doom Your Startup

Patent attorneys offer four tips for entrepreneurs on safeguarding ideas from the get-go.

Researchers: Mark McCareins and Pete Slawniak

August 3, 2017

Entrepreneurship