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FTC commissioner urges states to take 'hard look' at professional licensing

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FTC throws in towel on Phoebe Putney case

The Federal Trade Commission’s protracted challenge to Phoebe Putney Health System’s acquisition of archrival Palmyra Park Hospital in Albany, Georgia, has ended in a whimper.

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April 1 — FTC Commissioner Julie Brill will give the keynote speech at Columbia University’s 2015 Biannual Symposium for the Data Science Institute. For more information, go to:...

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New inspector general, Roslyn Mazer, named at FTC

Judge denies AT&T request to toss FTC suit over throttling

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CFPB turns to public shaming on consumer complaints

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has finalized a policy that will give it a controversial new tool to deal with consumer abuses: Public shaming.

Commissioners, staff were split on Google's search syndication exclusivity

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FTC cracking down on auto dealer abuses

Ohlhausen’s view on privacy in merger analysis stirs debate

Neil Averitt commentary: On the weekends with Alden Abbott and James Cooper

Canadian judges debate merits of class-action cases

DOJ, FTC playing hardball in seeking disgorgement

Political repercussions on Google antitrust decision

Data breach bill may be at risk amid political gridlock

Expedia, Orbitz deal on an uncharted flight path