Tech titans, other companies face PR hurdles in antitrust suits

Antitrust cases are fought as much in the court of public opinion as in a courtroom, and experts say that calls for a multipronged strategy.

Neill Averitt

Actually using a balancing test in the Google case

Antitrust lawyers love to talk about the consumer welfare standard and the rule of reason, and indeed these things are central to the intellectual framework of the law and to practical counseling. But when they’re put to the test in high-stakes litigation against Big Tech, courts generally recoil...

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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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