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Simons signals ‘interest’ in high-tech platforms, other priorities

Of all the things that Federal Trade Commission Chairman Joe Simons said during a June roundtable with reporters, one message should make executives of certain high-tech firms sit up and take notice: the agency is “interested” in their business.

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Lawmakers moving toward approving FTC budget

What’s $2 million among congressional appropriators?

Mr. Chopra goes to Brussels

Rohit Chopra isn’t a lawyer, but a business school graduate. You can tell by the way he peppers his remarks with discussion of capital markets, securitization of loans, company liquidity and...

The price of hubris: Consumers to feel brunt of Delrahim’s call on AT&T deal

Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim is paid to make the single most important decision the Department of Justice’s antitrust division faces: to sue or to settle. Just weeks into the job, the...

Simons brings new style to FTC chairman office

During the hour or so that reporters recently blitzed new Federal Trade Commission Chairman Joe Simons with questions covering a range of antitrust and consumer protection issues, it was hard not...

Nonprofits gearing up for more antitrust scrutiny

While much of the Trump administration’s antitrust efforts have focused on for-profit entities, nonprofit institutions and organizations are also preparing for more aggressive enforcement.

Neil Averitt commentary: AT&T, National Enquirer and some head-scratching

It’s time for a break. The long-awaited opinion on the AT&T-Time Warner merger is now out, and it’s heavy going. The judge may be ultimately correct in finding no competitive harm, but there...

DOJ casts net over Bumble Bee CEO

Market collusion by bots? Experts say it’s not so far-fetched

Parker makes surprising move to Gibson Dunn & Crutcher

AbbVie, Besins must pay $448 million in FTC AndroGel case, judge rules

Online privacy bill passes California legislature, heads to governor