The Federal Trade Commission’s rulemaking on non-compete agreements faces legal obstacles but could reap political and public policy benefits even if it’s struck down in court.
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Bill Baer, who recently left his post as head of the Justice Department’s antitrust division, made waves when he said some deals should never get out of the boardroom. He might well have been...
Parties seeking to come up with a divestiture remedy to sell a proposed merger to the Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission are running into plenty of skepticism these days.
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The Federal Trade Commission has found that minority groups, especially recent immigrants, are often afraid to ask the government for help.
For many years now, the antitrust agencies have treated exclusive dealing cases like the crazy old uncle in the attic — acknowledged as members of the family, brought out and introduced on...
The Federal Trade Commission’s calls for more price competition in the pet medication industry were greeted skeptically by lawmakers, many of whom regularly preach the virtues of the free market.
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May 26 – FTC Commissioner Maureen Ohlhausen will speak at 11 a.m. at the Connected Car Council’s Connected Mobility Policy Forum. The event will be held at the US Capitol Visitors’ Center. For more...
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