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Push for tough penalties by Chopra, Slaughter pays off in LendEDU case

Veteran practitioners were surprised by news of the Federal Trade Commission securing monetary relief against personal finance website LendEDU, which engaged in a pay-to-play scheme.


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Frustrated with FTC, Hawley proposes agency overhaul

Though Republicans have controlled the Federal Trade Commission for three years, several key members of the GOP in Congress are taking aim at the agency.

Smith doesn't see grave threat from court setbacks

As he outlined an ambitious and busy agenda, Andrew Smith, the director of the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Consumer Protection, isn't about to get sidetracked by chatter that the agency is...

Misconduct by Live Nation-Ticketmaster gets slap on wrist, critics tell DOJ

Diana Moss, president of the American Antitrust Institute, has blasted the Justice Department’s changes to a 2010 consent decree allowing Live Nation and Ticketmaster to merge.

High court to weigh limits on presidential power to remove agency officials

The president’s power to remove officials of independent agencies such as the Federal Trade Commission could be expanded, depending on the outcome of an upcoming Supreme Court case.

Feds ramp up action against robocallers

Two telecom companies accused of spreading fraudulent robocalls throughout the US have been named in wire fraud civil suits by the Justice Department.

Neil Averitt commentary: The thorny issue of non-compete clauses

Finding a workable remedy is sometimes the hardest part of a case.

Ebbs and flows: Tracing DOJ’s early antitrust efforts

Qualcomm faces sympathetic judges in appeal of FTC win in chip-licensing case

T-Mobile-Sprint opinion leaves states little room for appeal

FTC studying Big Tech mergers with small companies for anticompetitive effects

Sabre-Farelogix judge questions lawyers on relevant market, deal price, honesty

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