From journalism to baseball, lawmakers take up antitrust exemptions

Media companies and their congressional allies have escalated efforts to obtain an exemption to antitrust laws to counter the alleged unfair practices by Big Tech companies. The legislative fight is shining light on the broader issue of antitrust...

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FleetCor case maps out new routes for consumer protection

We have seen what lies ahead for consumer protection, and it looks a great deal like the FleetCor case.

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Warren v. Baer: Two tales of antitrust enforcement

Just two days after a fiery campaign appearance with Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton that fueled speculation that she could be picked to be the vice presidential nominee, Senator...

The story behind Volkswagen’s $10 billion FTC settlement

Beyond the headlines, there are other takeaways from the eye-popping settlement that Volkswagen struck with the Federal Trade Commission — the largest false advertising case in the agency’s history...

Senate panel chairman casts doubt on prospects for FTC measure moving through House

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Trump's encounters with antitrust law

Republican presidential candidate Donald J. Trump often boasts about his vast wealth and how it indicates his savviness and success. But decades ago an encounter with the Federal Trade Commission...

Hershey-Pinnacle judge gives new life to hospitals’ ‘the Affordable Care Act made me do it’ claim

Hospitals have been saying for years that the Affordable Care Act, with its lower payment rates, penalties and focus on patient outcomes, has been forcing them to merge with other area hospitals to...

Stage set in Tennessee, Virginia for next state action battle with FTC

Down at the border of Virginia and Tennessee, conditions are prime for another hospital merger to escape the bounds of Federal Trade Commission antitrust enforcement.