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...

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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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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.

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...

Calendar

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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