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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News of a federal judge approving amendments sought by 16 states to Live Nation’s settlement with the Justice Department didn’t tell the full story.
When companies face charges leveled by the Federal Trade Commission, the path most often chosen is that of least resistance.
As the Federal Trade Commission considers how to modify rules for the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, the agency is receiving mixed messages.
Stressed over robocalls, identity theft or fake charities? Calm down. The Federal Trade Commission’s Consumer and Business Education Division produces hundreds of blogs advising consumers about the...
Voice cloning can be a lifeline for people who can’t speak because of illness, but there’s potential for criminal and other nefarious uses.
If you find yourself chatting with an online love interest you’ve never met and they suddenly start asking for money, the Federal Trade Commission has some friendly advice: They’re just not that...
Flexibility and resiliency are desirable safeguards for any economy, and especially for complex economies such as our own. Getting them is even worth the sacrifice of a bit of short-term efficiency.
The Federal Trade Commission has lost a request to stop Evonik Industries’ proposed $625 million acquisition of PeroxyChem in federal court.
Significant merger investigations by US antitrust authorities rose in 2019, despite an overall decline in deal activity, according to a new report on merger reviews.
Five recent EU-US Privacy Shield violations alleged by the Federal Trade Commission typify the regime's enforcement history that has often focused on smaller companies committing procedural...
Baer departs Arnold & Porter to join Brookings
Feb. 12 — Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim will speak at a workshop on the intersection between venture capital and antitrust law. Held at Paul Brest Hall at Stanford University, the event...
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