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Big Tech

Regulators Warn Tech Giants More Antitrust Enforcement Coming

The Federal Trade Commission is keeping a close eye on Big Tech as the industry expands into newer technologies such as artificial intelligence and the metaverse. In...
4- New FTC Commissioner’s Potential Impact on Healthcare Antitrust Review

New FTC Commissioner’s Potential Impact on Healthcare Antitrust Review

Alvaro Bedoya’s confirmation has restored a Democratic majority on the Federal Trade Commission.  Under a Democratic majority, FTC Chair Khan has the ability to...
6- FINTECH & THE FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION By Christopher B. Leach

FinTech & The Federal Trade Commission

As the fintech industry has evolved over the past decade, the Federal Trade Commission has proved to be among the industry’s most active regulators....
FTC

FTC’s Khan Looks To Fix Sinking Staffing Issues

Under both Republican and Democratic administrations, the Federal Trade Commission has consistently ranked in the top five for staff satisfaction among medium-size government agencies,...
Broadcom

Broadcom In Antitrust’s Crosshairs, Again

Semiconductor maker Broadcom is under scrutiny from the US Federal Trade Commission following complaints it is forcing exclusive agreements with customers, The Information reported on...
6- CAN THE FTC PROMULGATE EFFECTIVE PRIVACY RULES? Ben Rossen

Can the FTC Promulgate Effective Privacy Rules?

In the absence of federal privacy legislation, the FTC is widely expected to commence a rulemaking to “curb lax security practices, limit privacy abuses,...
7- THE FTC SAFEGUARDS RULE INFORMATION SECURITY PROGRAM ELEMENTS - Melissa J. Krasnow

The FTC Safeguards Rule: Information Security Program Elements

This article describes the elements of an information security program under the Federal Trade Commission Final Rule regarding Standards for Safeguarding Customer Information (the...
Going Backwards: The FTC’s New Prior Approval Policy

Going Backwards: The FTC’s New Prior Approval Policy

By John M. Yun1   On October 25, 2021, in a 3-to-2 vote, strictly along party lines, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced a major policy...
Merger

FTC Pleased Over Termination Of Lifespan-Care New England Merger

Federal Trade Commission Bureau of Competition Director Holly Vedova issued a statement on the termination of the proposed merger between Lifespan and Care New England Wednesday (March 2),...
Canadian Competition Policy Should Not Be Determined by U.S. Antitrust Enforcement

Skating on Thin Ice: Why Canadian Competition Policy Should Not Be...

By Navin Joneja & Matthew Prior1   The Biden Administration’s approach to aggressive antitrust enforcement is by now well documented, and serves as a stark reminder...
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