On Capitol Hill, antitrust bills advance as Khan stumbles

Antitrust enforcers have received mixed receptions on Capitol Hill in recent weeks.

Neill Averitt

Federal-state relations could use more structure, won’t get much

There are getting to be an awful lot of cooks clustered around the antitrust soup kettle. The question is what to do about it.

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Happy Days Are Here Again

Sober but cautiously optimistic, more than 2,600 lawyers and law-enforcement officers gathered in Washington from March 28 to March 30 for their annual Rites of Spring. It was a record level of...

DOJ antitrust chiefs strut their stuff

Justice Department officials were crowing as they ticked off their recent successes in a panel discussion on Wednesday morning attended by more than 100 lawyers. It’s been a “nice run of terrific...

New issues arising as new apps multiply

The exploding world of mobile technology is reshaping the online privacy landscape and highlighting the challenges of providing privacy to consumers who have no idea how much of their personal...

Former funnyman is serious about antitrust

Sen. Al Franken, a comedian-turned-statesman, created a stir at the annual awards dinner of the American Bar Association’s spring forum last week when he whipped out his cell phone and started...

Tim Muris questions FTC activism

Former Federal Trade Commission chairman Timothy Muris recently recalled that he was struck by something he saw while speaking at the first senior staff retreat of Jon Leibowitz, the current agency...

Lawyers flock to hear Indian and Chinese antitrust officials

The room was packed—almost every seat was taken-- as officials from the Competition Commission of India, China’s State Administration for Industry & Commerce (SAIC) and China’s National Development...

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