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Antitrust not a topic on campaign trail yet

Amid a crush of multi-billion-dollar corporate acquisitions, it would seem the prospective president should be saying a lot about the nation’s merger policies, but you wouldn’t know it from the campaign trail.

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Indiana Attorney General Zoeller will run for House seat

Two-term Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller has launched a bid for a seat in the House of Representatives with a pledge to “rein-in federal overreach” and to bring common sense solutions to a...

For Idaho AG, hospital merger lawsuit hit close to home

When Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden decided in 2013 to join forces with the Federal Trade Commission in suing to block a local hospital from buying a key physician practice in the state, he...

Bitter LabMD battle moves to closing arguments

The contentious battle between LabMD and the Federal Trade Commission over the adequacy of the medical testing firm’s data security practices—the first such case to go to administrative trial—is...

FTC's Brill, FCC's LeBlanc emphasize ties to state enforcement

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Reports that FTC is investigating Apple’s music streaming business hearten Senator Franken

Not long after Minnesota Senator Al Franken fired off a letter to the Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission asking them to examine whether Apple is “engaging in anticompetitive...

Bills would give FTC new power on student privacy

The Federal Trade Commission could gain additional enforcement powers to protect student privacy as a result of bipartisan legislation pending in the Senate and House.

FTC divide on SEPs detailed in comments to trade agency

Decisions by Oklahoma state boards to be reviewed by AG, governor orders

Workshops going outside the Beltway


Teva faces backlash over acquisitions

Archive opens papers of former FTC Chair Dixon

Neil Averitt commentary: Viewing consumer abuses as crimes