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1-How The New Anti-Merger Policy May Be The New Antitrust Paradox By Maureen K. Ohlhausen & Taylor Owings

How the New Anti-Merger Policy May Be the New Antitrust Paradox

Neo-Brandeisian policies that would chill acquisitions by highly capitalized companies, or companies with 30%+ market share in some related market, would remove from the...

Dissatisfaction at the Federal Trade Commission: An Empirical Analysis of Size...

George S. Ford, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies Recent press reports reveal that the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) has experienced...

Federal Trade Commission vs. Qualcomm: Mangling Microeconomics

By Carl Shapiro & Keith Waehrer This paper provides an economic analysis of the antitrust case brought by the Federal Trade Commission against Qualcomm regarding...
Metaverse

Meta Pauses Acquisition Of VR Firm Over FTC Suit

With a lawsuit from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) hanging over its head, Facebook’s parent company Meta is pausing its planned acquisition of the...
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,...
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