Q&A: Getting candid with Noah Phillips

Federal Trade Commission member Noah Phillips spoke with FTCWatch reporters June 7 on a balcony outside his office overlooking 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW. Inside his office, a picture hangs on the wall of conservatives’ bête noire, Louis...

Neill Averitt

What changes are coming with the merger guidelines?

The antitrust agencies are busy considering possible revisions to the horizontal merger guidelines. Recent speeches and writings by some key players give us hints of what the final product might look like.

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Split vote over Sysco-US Foods challenge sparks debate

A few days before the highly-anticipated trial began in the Federal Trade Commission’s challenge to the $3.5 billion merger of Sysco and US Foods, several Republican lawmakers wrote Chairwoman...

Calendar

May 29 — George Mason University School of Law’s Law and Economics Center is holding its Global Antitrust Economics Conference. FTC Commissioner Maureen Ohlhausen is giving the keynote address. The...

People

Former FTC tech expert Felten moves up

Harris gets US antitrust nod for Exelis buyout

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Postal workers union weighs in on Staples, Office Depot deal

The American Postal Workers Union has weighed into the debate over the Staples and Office Depot merger with a white paper analyzing what they view as the deal’s core antitrust problem—namely that...

FTC looking into Zuffa, owner of Ultimate Fighting Championship

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