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Wright leaving FTC to return to George Mason

After two-and-a-half years at the Federal Trade Commission, Republican Commissioner Joshua Wright is stepping down to return to academia.


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The Wright advice: Four tips for a smooth transition

Joshua Wright is stepping down from the Federal Trade Commission on Aug. 24 to return to teaching at George Mason University Law School. That will give President Barack Obama an opportunity to...

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September 21 — The Federal Trade Commission will hold a workshop on Homeopathic Medicine & Advertising. The all-day event will be held at the Constitution Center in Washington, DC. For more...

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DOJ antitrust veteran Stallings joins Mayer Brown

DOJ official who led GE challenge is leaving her post

Leslie Overton, deputy assistant attorney general in the Justice Department’s antitrust division, is leaving her post this week after serving four years, and will be replaced by Sonia Pfaffenroth,...

FTC issues revised guidance on merger investigation best practices

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Roxann Henry takes helm as ABA antitrust chair

International issues will be a primary focus for Roxann Henry, a partner at Morrison & Foerster, who has just taken over as chairwoman of the American Bar Association’s Antitrust Section.

Online data brokers under intense scrutiny

Four attorneys general facing criminal charges

New York throttles DC financial consulting powerhouse

FTC, other agencies put pressure on for-profit colleges

Neil Averitt commentary: Cage fighting enters the antitrust arena

Alternative medicine debate revisited

Health insurance mega-mergers pose big questions

FTC's Section 5 guidance — 'historic step' or much ado about not very much?

Fiery opposition arises to pork-products acquisition