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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Two mobile privacy reports hit the street

The Who shared an unwitting glimpse of the future when they recorded “Going Mobile” four decades ago:

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Former FTC Commissioner J. Thomas Rosch

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Feb. 22, 2013—Commissioner Julie Brill will deliver the keynote address at the Donald E. Biederman Entertainment & Media Law Institute Privacy Conference. She will speak at 2 p.m. at Southwestern...

FTC:WATCH Special Report: UBS trial, Part IX: The defense steps up

Many financial institutions were on the take, stealing money from U.S. taxpayers, according to an FTC:WATCH analysis of testimony in the month-long trial of three key municipal desk employees at...

Guest Commentary: Chris Sagers on the inaugural address

I was trying to fix a fireplace mantle, of all things, and was hardly paying attention on that sunny, brisk January day in Cleveland as my six-year-old watched the President’s second inauguration...

Brill: New factors being weighed in high-tech mergers

In remarks delivered at a symposium on January 28, FTC Commissioner Julie Brill suggested a new way of looking at the issues involved in mergers between makers of high-technology products. The...

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