Antitrust enforcers have received mixed receptions on Capitol Hill in recent weeks.
There are getting to be an awful lot of cooks clustered around the antitrust soup kettle. The question is what to do about it.
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Two recent consent orders in Section 5 enforcement cases with Google Inc. and Chitika, Inc. and comments from top FTC officials indicate that the agency wants businesses to implement the...
AT&T has announced an agreement to purchase T-Mobile USA, a deal valued at close to $39 billion.
FTC Commissioner Julie Brill explained how her background influences her approach to consumer protection and antitrust enforcement and offered advice to parties who appear before the agency.
Over 140,000 consumers contacted the FTC to complain about debt collectors in 2010, comprising 27 percent of all complaints to the agency last year.
Thirty-eight state attorneys general have settled with the maker of an anti-psychotic drug, resolving charges of misleading marketing for the medication.
Mississippi lawmakers should reconsider language in a proposed Bill that could raise drug prices for consumers, the FTC’s Office of Policy Planning and Bureaus of Competition and Economics have...
The FTC has finalized changes to its Fuel Rating Rule.
The FTC has announced two amendments to the Rules in order to comply with the Truth in Fur Labeling Act (TFLA), which became law in December 2010, and has asked for public comments about its Fur...
Two Democratic Senators have called on the Commission to investigate a 150-fold price increase on a drug that helps pregnant women carry their babies to term.
As the newspaper industry adjusts to technological advances that threaten the traditional print media market, Assistant Attorney General Christine Varney has offered insights on how the Antitrust...
Apple’s new software update, iOS 4.3, will increase protection against unwitting in-app purchases, the Associated Press has reported.
The Commission has cleared Brambles Limited’s acquisition of IFCO System’s N.V. from Island International Investment Limited Partnership, closing the agency’s investigation of the deal’s possible...
The Commission has closed an investigation of Gary Nitzkin and his company, Gary D. Nitzkin, P.C., for possibly using social media to connect to debtors and collect debts, in violation of the FTC...
The FTC has closed an investigation of SuperValu, Inc. and C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. for possible anticompetitive conduct in the wholesale grocery industry.
The Competition Directorate-General of the European Commission and the Federal Anti Monopoly Service of the Russian Federation signed a Memorandum of Understanding on March 10.
Rail freight companies in the Baltic states may have violated EU antitrust rules against restrictive business practices or the abuse of a dominant market position. The EC conducted unannounced...
Walgreen Co. has announced its plan to acquire online retailer drugstore.com, inc.
A former executive for a U.S. distributor of Taiwanese auto lights has agreed to plead guilty to price-fixing in the aftermarket auto lights industry.
Two pipe supply companies that conspired to commit fraud and pay bribes to a former manager at Con Edison have pleaded guilty in New York.
Samsung SDI Company Ltd., a Korean manufacturer of televisions and other electronics, has agreed to plead guilty to an alleged global price-fixing conspiracy in the color display tube (CDT) market.
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