On Capitol Hill, antitrust bills advance as Khan stumbles

Antitrust enforcers have received mixed receptions on Capitol Hill in recent weeks.

Neill Averitt

Federal-state relations could use more structure, won’t get much

There are getting to be an awful lot of cooks clustered around the antitrust soup kettle. The question is what to do about it.

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New report on Trump administration’s antitrust record comes under fire

A recent report finding a significant step-down in antitrust enforcement during the Trump administration has provoked a fierce debate as current and former government officials dispute the study’s...

Wilson, Slaughter spar again in red-hot debate over remedies

As the five members of the Federal Trade Commission celebrate their second anniversary, one thing is clear as time passes: this group will be known for its sharp ideological differences concerning...

FTC gets earful on changes to data security rule

The Federal Trade Commission is trying to strike a balance between improving data security and overburdening financial institutions and schools as it updates the Safeguards Rule.

Steven Edwards, antitrust leader and musician, dies

Steven Edwards, who combined a career as a prominent antitrust lawyer with performing in an award-winning rock and roll band, died from coronavirus-related complications on April 8. He was 73.

In considering ad claims, Wilson pushes to relax some rigid rules

Federal Trade Commission member Christine Wilson wants the agency to lower the bar when evaluating whether some claims in ads can be proven.

Battling coronavirus fraud takes precedence at FTC

Chalk up to the novel coronavirus another American milestone: The pandemic permeates every category of consumer complaints received by the Federal Trade Commission.