Wu says FTC has law on its side

Timothy Wu, who was the intellectual architect of much of the Biden administration’s competition policy, says the US has moved to an antitrust era that connects to democratic roots. Congressional intent assures its longevity, he told FTCWatch in a...

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Amgen-Horizon case raises possibility of personalized merger law

At first glance, the Federal Trade Commission’s complaint targeting the Amgen-Horizon deal seems ill-conceived and overbroad, but on second look there may be a hidden logic behind it. The history of the two companies could also become a factor in the analysis.

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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.