Guthrie, Latta vie for top GOP spot on Energy and Commerce panel

The next top Republican on the House Energy and Commerce Committee will likely be a conservative skeptical of Big Tech’s power but critical of the Federal Trade Commission. The panel has oversight over the agency.

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Pursuing the good Robinson-Patman case

Price discrimination seems to be back on the Federal Trade Commission agenda. The agency is reportedly conducting the first serious Robinson-Patman Act investigations in decades.

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With a focus on diversity, Nguyen builds top-tier tech team

When the Federal Trade Commission created a new Office of Technology a year ago to help the agency police evolving technology and understand market trends, Chief Technology Officer Stephanie T....

House Republicans criticize Khan’s priorities, leadership

The Republican-led US House Judiciary Committee has issued an interim report accusing Democratic Federal Trade Commission Chair Lina Khan of abusing her power and fostering an environment of low...

Commenters express support for proposed junk fee rules

A rulemaking to ban hidden and falsely advertised fees has received significant support in thousands of comments from the public.

After ‘noisy exit’ from FTC, Wilson makes comeback as Freshfields adviser

Christine Wilson is back on the antitrust scene as a Freshfields adviser after a 10-month career hiatus sparked by a “noisy exit” from the Federal Trade Commission.

Capital One-Discover deal is set to face intense antitrust scrutiny

Capital One’s proposed acquisition of Discover Financial Services for $35.3 billion is certain to attract a lot of antitrust scrutiny from regulators given how concentrated the credit card issuer...

Kroger, Albertsons sued by FTC, eight states that allege deal will hurt shoppers, workers

Kroger and Albertsons were sued by the Federal Trade Commission and eight states Monday in federal district court in Oregon alleging the companies’ proposed transaction will eliminate competition...

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Why it’s hard to manufacture things in America

The challenges faced by American manufacturers are multipronged.