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Uncertainty, Ohlhausen swan song mark biggest ABA gathering

This year’s spring meeting of the American Bar Association’s Antitrust Law Section set a record for attendees — topping 3,300 from 65 countries — who convened during a cloud of uncertainty in their field.


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Commissioner McSweeny announces resignation

Federal Trade Commission member Terrell McSweeny has announced she will resign, effective April 28.

FTC may be next in hot seat over Facebook debacle

In 2012, the Federal Trade Commission made clear that its consent order with social media behemoth Facebook “advances the privacy interests of the nearly one billion Facebook users around the world...

Mixed signals? Dissecting FTC’s decision to clear Energizer-Spectrum deal

Recent news that the Federal Trade Commission didn't issue a second request in Energizer’s acquisition of Spectrum Holdings surprised some longtime antitrust practitioners.

McSweeny’s Twitter chats put ‘ideas on table’ to spur dialogue on tech, consumers

Even as she counts down her final days on the Federal Trade Commission, Terrell McSweeny is pushing hard to promote a dialogue about technology consumer protection issues that will live on after...

With pay-for-delay litigation drying up, FTC on hunt for ‘good’ conduct cases

The Federal Trade Commission continues its hunt for new conduct cases, a top official said at this year's American Bar Association’s Antitrust Spring Meeting, urging businesses to come forward with...

Neil Averitt commentary: The ABA Spring Meeting — What does it all mean?

The 2018 American Bar Association’s Antitrust Spring Meeting has now come and gone, leaving observers of the big picture to ask themselves what it all means.  

Life after DOJ for antitrust heads includes running New York schools, spy agency

Antitrust suits will partially fix woes of college sports, experts say

Merger filings up, second requests down, according to DOJ, FTC data

FTC nominee Slaughter says US data privacy law should be ‘enforced to its fullest extent’

No consensus from Congress for regulating online privacy after Facebook hearings

At AT&T-Time Warner trial, judge seeks more answers about arbitration offer

FTC lags international counterparts in staffing for privacy enforcement

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