Dispute over competition regulation seen as debate over democracy

The link between market competition and democracy is creating an intellectual tug-of-war between progressives and their conservative counterparts.

Neill Averitt

The great fashion-model conspiracy

The antitrust profession thinks of labor cases as a recent policy innovation. But on the important topic of wage collusion, they date back several decades, at least to the Federal Trade Commission’s memorable case against the great fashion-model conspiracy of 1993.

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The plan to shutter DOJ offices gets stranger

The curious saga of the Justice Department’s peculiar decision to save $8 million by shuttering some of its most effective crime-fighting offices gets stranger by the day.

Now Showing: Justice Department on YouTube

A series of anonymous YouTube videos making the rounds highlights tensions inspired by the Justice Department’s proposal to shut four regional criminal antitrust offices.

Popular FTC commissioner steps down

Bill Kovacic, a longtime Federal Trade Commission employee who served as chairman in 2008, spent the last day of his tenure at the FTC surrounded by boxes packed with his books and international...

Drug-shortage probes at DOJ and FTC

The exploding number of incidents of drug shortages— frequently leading to skyrocketing prices for life-saving medications—is drawing attention from the White House and US Senate.

Lundbeck

Could this case go to the Supreme Court?

Debt collectors gone wild

It’s not often that an FTC press release comes with a warning label.

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