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McSweeny questions whether abusive patent demand letters still a problem

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Neil Averitt commentary: The big inflection point appears to be at hand

Trends continue in regular and predictable ways. Until one day, they don’t. In just this way, the familiar, generation-long trend toward ever more lenient antitrust standards may be about to turn,...

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January 31-February 1 — FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez, Assistant Attorney General for Antitrust William Baer, FTC Commissioner Maureen Ohlhausen and FTC General Counsel Jonathan Neuchterlein are...

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Former FTC office head Elbein joins law firm

Ohlhausen: Steris-Synergy ruling should give FTC pause when considering potential competition cases

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FTC enforcement actions show data brokers can face regulatory liability for consumer information they sell to others

The following article first appeared on Jan. 20 on MLex. For more information on MLex, including getting access to its exclusive content, please contact sales@mlex.com.

FTC official: No easy answers for local regulators about ‘sharing economy’

While competition enforcers should urge local regulators not to impose burdensome regulations on disruptive technologies, such as ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft, there remain some “hard...

'Privacy Con' highlights new academic work

Car dealers attacked, defended at FTC auto workshop

GE-Haier deal not raising concerns yet

No love for FTC in media stories about Cruz

Critics, somewhat belatedly, emerge to take shots at Charter-Time Warner Cable deal

Volkswagen less than forthcoming in probe of environmental marketing claims

Deceptive ads face regulatory heat