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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Senate Democrats pummel FTC Nominee Joshua Wright

Most recent Senate confirmation hearings for FTC commissioners have been practically lovefests, but it was more like a 10-round boxing match for outspoken George Mason University law professor...

Rising number of cross-border codes of conduct draw cheers—and caveats

When FTC Commissioner Edith Ramirez kicked off a recent forum about the need to protect consumers doing business across national borders, she used the example of the online extravaganza known as...

FTC:WATCH Special Report: UBS trial, part V: Payoffs and death threats

Taking money from U.S. taxpayers was standard operating procedure, hardly worth trying to hide, at major investment banks, including Swiss-owned bank UBS, according to an FTC:WATCH analysis of...

St. Marys Hospital merger part of a national trend

The November 29 announcement of a deal to purchase St. Mary’s Hospital in Passaic, New Jersey, was the latest chapter in a consolidation story with local and national repercussions. St. Mary’s...

Attorneys General Update

DOJ, AG take on Big Apple tour buses

Merger Update: Delta Airlines, Virgin

News of a strategic alliance between Delta Airlines and Virgin Atlantic Airways momentarily interrupted debates in Washington, D.C. over the looming fiscal crisis.