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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FTC, Minnesota Seek En Banc Review On Lundbeck

The Federal Trade Commission and the state of Minnesota have petitioned for an en banc review by the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals in their lawsuit against Lundbeck, Inc., a drug company that sells...

Congress, Privacy Groups Seek Facebook Scrutiny

Federal Trade Commission Chairman Jon Leibowitz isn’t likely to be friending Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg anytime soon. But that doesn’t mean he is investigating him. Yet.

FTC Suggests Voluntary Compliance On the Way

A national Do Not Track list that would let Internet users opt out of having their keystrokes and clicks monitored by websites and marketers is on the way – but the Federal Trade Commission doesn’t...

Mica Makes Another Run At FTC Building

U.S. Rep. John Mica, R-Fla., has introduced yet another bill to give the Federal Trade Commission building at 600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW to his friends at the National Gallery of Art.

Antitrust Prosecutors Seek Probe of DOJ Officials

The Justice Department is stirring heated controversy with its proposal to shutter four of its seven regional antitrust field offices—Cleveland, Dallas, Atlanta and Philadelphia—and consolidate the...

New Electronic Payment Rules

New electronic payment rules went into effect October 1 that may lower the cost of doing business for companies that accept payment by credit or debit card.

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