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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“Efficiency” is not enough

For the past 30 years or so, it has been a somewhat open secret that the road to an FTC-approved merger is paved with promises of efficiencies. Indeed, it has often seemed that no objection could...

State AG offices show up in force at GMU privacy forum

The Law and Economics Center at George Mason drew a noticeably outside-the-Beltway crowd to its May 14 conference on “The Future of Privacy and Data Security Regulation.”

DOJ settles with eBay over worker poaching pact

No-poaching deals are a no-go.

Commissioner Wright taking hard line in dissents

It hasn’t taken long for FTC Commissioner Joshua Wright to make an impression.

DOJ, American Express prepare for trial

The Justice Department won Round One in its case against American Express Company when Judge Nicholas G. Garaufis of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York recently denied the...

The FTC at 100: Taft as the unexpected antitrust advocate

Editor’s Note: With the FTC approaching its 100th-year anniversary, FTC:WATCH today inaugurates a series of articles highlighting the history of antitrust enforcement in America.