You are viewing issue# 1008

Goodbye deadlock: Khan becomes FTC chairwoman

If personnel drives policy, look for the Federal Trade Commission to wallop Big Tech with Lina Khan sworn in as the youngest-ever chairwoman.


Read More

House markup begins over antitrust measures

Now the antitrust action begins in earnest on Capitol Hill.

Lawmakers continue to debate FTC’s restitution dilemma

It depends on what the meaning of fraud is. House Democrats have so far been unable to get Republican support for their measure to clarify the Federal Trade Commission’s power to recover ill-gotten...

On the Shelf: New book has mostly critical take on Bezos’ businesses

In many ways this is Jeff Bezos’ world, and we just live in it.

Democrats seek scrutiny of ticket marketplace

As infection rates from the Covid-19 pandemic drop where people are vaccinated, increased scheduling of live events adds urgency to congressional efforts to protect consumers in the live ticketing...

Neil Averitt commentary: Gallo Wine and the limits of deal structuring

The nation’s largest wine producers are shuffling their portfolios, concentrating their labels in one or another segment of the market. Take E. & J. Gallo, which just closed its $1 billion...

Foreign peeks into FTC to resume in 2022

Foreign officials will again get a firsthand look at Federal Trade Commission practices in 2022, if agency offices reopen by then.

Utilities unite to fight threats from scammers

1-800 Contacts scores victory as Second Circuit overturns FTC ruling

People

Calendar