The Federal Trade Commission’s rulemaking on non-compete agreements faces legal obstacles but could reap political and public policy benefits even if it’s struck down in court.
It’s an unusual legal story that involves international chess tournaments, the Twombly standard for pleading collusion, Arthur Schopenhauer, and radio-controlled vibrating sex devices — all at the same time. But this is such a story.
Current Issue: 1031
Next Issue: Feb 14, 2023
A complaint against Amazon could be based on novel legal theories and resemble the Facebook case in its breadth, as the Federal Trade Commission looks at whether Amazon’s market dominance is...
Twice last week, Federal Trade Commission member Noah Phillips did the opposite of entering the lion’s den.
The Federal Trade Commission dropped to No. 22 in a coveted listing of best places to work among midsize government agencies, after ranking in the top five for the past five years.
When Justice Stephen Breyer retired from the Supreme Court last month, the court lost its most knowledgeable expert on antitrust and administrative law, and one who wasn’t easy to label.
It costs more to be a woman, and 61 members of Congress say the Federal Trade Commission should enforce violations of a ban on gender-based pricing.
Both federal antitrust agencies are looking for new ideas to deepen their analysis of pharmaceutical mergers, and now they have the workshop to prove it.
In a scenario that seemed far-fetched just three months ago, a comprehensive US national privacy bill is speeding through Congress and changing rapidly, with a vote expected in the House soon.
Federal Trade Commission member Rebecca Kelly Slaughter said the agency must develop research into ensuring that minority-owned businesses aren’t discriminated against and screened out as potential...
Go slow. That’s the advice most scholars and practitioners are giving to the Federal Trade Commission as it considers embarking on antitrust rulemaking.
Access all archived issues back to 1994