On Capitol Hill, antitrust bills advance as Khan stumbles

Antitrust enforcers have received mixed receptions on Capitol Hill in recent weeks.

Neill Averitt

Federal-state relations could use more structure, won’t get much

There are getting to be an awful lot of cooks clustered around the antitrust soup kettle. The question is what to do about it.

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Antitrust officials in more than 30 states begin to look at Anthem-Cigna and Aetna-Humana deals

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SMARTER Act moves forward on mostly party-line vote

The House Judiciary Committee approved the Standard Merger and Acquisition Reviews Through Equal Rules Act (SMARTER Act), legislation that would revise merger review policies at the Federal Trade...

FTC turning up the heat on homeopathic drugs

The Federal Trade Commission is preparing to clamp down on the advertising claims made by manufacturers of homeopathic drugs, an action that could cause a major shakeup in a multibillion-dollar...

Calendar

October 7 — FTC Commissioner Julie Brill will discuss privacy, data security and the Internet of Things during a speech at the International Institute of Communications’ Annual Conference. Her talk...

People

Vermont AG Sorrell not seeking re-election

Local regulations on Uber, AirBnB should be tailored, Ramirez says

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