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Scoring Simons one year after taking top FTC post

Shortly after becoming chairman of the Federal Trade Commission, Joe Simons did something he hasn’t done since.

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Political parties clash over taming bias by tech platforms

Democrats and Republicans have stepped up their attacks on Internet companies, but are at odds about the nature of the problem and on a solution.

Hollings influenced FTC using legislative skills and wit

Senator Ernest F. Hollings, who served as chairman and a longtime member of the Senate panel with primary oversight of the Federal Trade Commission, supported the agency’s mission over the years,...

Simons reiterates need for merger retrospectives despite budget woes

If there were doubts about Federal Trade Commission Chairman Joe Simons’ commitment to studying the agency’s actions in past mergers to see if they worked, he recently was emphatic in laying them...

From Australia to Zambia, enforcers urge greater cooperation on antitrust, consumer protection

As the digital economy helps more businesses cross borders, competition and consumer protection regulators must be willing to help as well.

New task force members scope Big Tech antitrust violations

Up the elevators, two rights down the hall and Patricia Galvan is in her compact office at the Federal Trade Commission’s satellite Washington, DC, location, about a mile from headquarters in a...

Neil Averitt commentary: The simple ‘price’ version of the Chicago School is dead

The 2019 American Bar Association’s Antitrust Spring Meeting will be remembered as the occasion where the profession turned its back on the cruder price formulations of the Chicago School, which...

Scam artists target older adults, latest figures show

Qualcomm-Apple settlement a win for both companies, less so for FTC

T-Mobile-Sprint deal may benefit from states' openness to conduct commitments