Q&A: Getting candid with Noah Phillips

Federal Trade Commission member Noah Phillips spoke with FTCWatch reporters June 7 on a balcony outside his office overlooking 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW. Inside his office, a picture hangs on the wall of conservatives’ bête noire, Louis...

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What changes are coming with the merger guidelines?

The antitrust agencies are busy considering possible revisions to the horizontal merger guidelines. Recent speeches and writings by some key players give us hints of what the final product might look like.

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Khan, Kanter pledge cooperation and say no differences, so far

The Federal Trade Commission and Justice Department will work closely on antitrust enforcement efforts, their leaders insisted at their first joint appearance speaking to state attorneys general.

Public comments suggest tweaking FTC’s strategic plan

Business advocates harshly criticized the Federal Trade Commission’s strategic plan, continuing to object to the agency’s direction under Chair Lina Khan.

Kept out of the game: The pitfalls African Americans face as divestiture buyers

The Federal Trade Commission approves only the most experienced, well-financed divestiture buyers to ensure that competition lost from a merger will be replaced or even enhanced.

As FTC examines supply chain woes, don't expect much action

The Federal Trade Commission’s study concerning the supply chain crisis should yield a great deal of data, but the agency could be hindered from offering solutions.  

On the Shelf: Breyer calls for greater understanding of high court

Supreme Court justices tend to be long-winded and arcane in their writing, contributing to the aura of mystery that surrounds them.

The year’s hottest smart toys pose threat to kids

The Singing Machine, a Bluetooth karaoke microphone, may seem like a fun toy for kids.