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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ACOs and antitrust guidance: burdensome, unclear, and expensive?

The government’s proposed guidance on antitrust scrutiny for Accountable Care Organizations may have generated more questions than answers.

Senate dials up scrutiny: Cell phone merger questioned

Cell phone executives appeared before the Senate Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights to answer questions related to AT&T’s plan to acquire T-Mobile, a deal rumored to...

Privacy on the go: Mobile technology hearing

The Senate Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law met for the first time on May 10, hearing testimony from the FTC, Justice Department, Apple, Google, and privacy experts related to...

Commissioner Brill to industry: Be like a superhero

At a recent conference, FTC Commissioner Julie Brill challenged attendees to “be a little like Spider Man.”

Changing the supermarket landscape?

Four government agencies seek public comments on proposed nutrition guidelines that aim to change the foods companies market to American children, a proposal that the government hopes will...

Global drug deal announced

Two global drug companies have plans to “become a leader in specialty pharma” through a transaction valued at $6.8 billion.

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