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.
It’s an unusual legal story that involves international chess tournaments, the Twombly standard for pleading collusion, Arthur Schopenhauer, and radio-controlled vibrating sex devices — all at the same time. But this is such a story.
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A year into the Trump administration, a number of lawyers who practice before the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Consumer Protection are seeing a change: a slowdown in enforcement.
President Donald Trump’s delay in filling posts at the Federal Trade Commission isn’t just affecting agency operations, it’s also stopping action on Capitol Hill.
Perhaps we can add one more thing to death and taxes on the list of life’s certainties: robocalls.
Former Democratic Senator John Tunney of California, who led the charge for a law to allow the public to have input in merger settlements only to be frustrated as it was largely ignored, died on...
Proponents of more aggressive antitrust enforcement view it as a way to reduce economic inequality and curb the damage of an unfettered free market. Others say a more limited approach strikes the...
Antitrust authorities succeeded last year in preventing several mergers of direct competitors in the healthcare industry, but in 2018 face the prospect of reviewing deals that would instead mostly...
Much good can be said about the planned merger of CVS and Aetna, but there is also a potentially troublesome sleeper issue involving pharmacy benefit management services, which should be looked at...
After 14 years of investigation and litigation, in 2016 the Federal Trade Commission won a landmark $1.3 billion judgment against payday loan mogul and racecar driver Scott Tucker.
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Feb. 14-16 — The American Bar Association’s Antitrust Section is sponsoring the International Cartel Workshop at the InterContinental Paris — Le Grand Hotel. For more information, go to:...
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