Non-compete rulemaking faces legal hurdles but could help Biden politically

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.

Neill Averitt

Chess cheating, defamation and the Twombly pleading standard

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.

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Is DOJ Starting a Global Smackdown?

A new era of tough criminal cartel enforcement may be dawning.

Rosch to EU: Don’t Make Our Mistakes

In the European Union, many individual and corporate victims of illegal anti-competitive practices have little redress for the injuries they suffered, because only 16 of 27 countries allow people...

Durbin to Mica: Show Me The Money

The Senate Appropriations Committee is weighing in on the fate of the FTC’s historic and beloved headquarters building at 7th Street and Pennsylvania.

FTC Peers Into the Face of a New Technology

Just when it seems as if Internet privacy breaches can’t get worse, along comes facial recognition technology, an innovation that can instantly match a snapshot to a name or locate someone’s mug on...

Senators Prod Google For ‘Voluntary’ Compliance

The federal probe into allegations of anticompetitive behavior by Google doesn’t have to end with tough antitrust enforcement action or sweeping regulation. Momentum is building in Congress for an...

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