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DOJ And FTC Issue New Vertical Merger Guidelines

The Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission issued today new Vertical Merger Guidelines that outline how the federal antitrust agencies evaluate the likely...

Jones Day Hires Two Former FTC & US Attorney’s Office Lawyers...

Jones Day added two former government lawyers in California—Federal Trade Commission attorney Lin Kahn as an antitrust partner in San Francisco, and...

FTC Alleges New York Small-Business Lenders Deceived Nonprofits

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) sued two New York small-business lenders Wednesday, June 10, for allegedly using deceptive terms in loans to...

Op-Ed: Antitrust Hawks Spot New Prey Through Covid-19 Eyes

By Peter Nesvold (CNBC) As reports heighten about a potential Uber and GrubHub merger, four members of the U.S. Senate...

AbbVie Antitrust Case Atty Now Manager at FTC

Federal Trade Commission attorney Patty McDermott, who led the agency’s 2018 antitrust trial against pharmaceutical giant AbbVie Inc., is now a manager...
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Challenging Consummated Mergers Under Section 2

By Douglas H. Ginsburg & Koren W. Wong-Ervin*   In the last year, officials at the U.S. Antitrust Agencies have taken a number of troubling positions...

FTC’s Wilson Says Steep Drop In Deals Makes Merger Ban Unnecessary

A significant drop in mergers that trigger antitrust reviews renders moot any calls by Democratic lawmakers to ban all mergers during the...

FTC To Probe What User Info Zoom Collects

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) may be looking into privacy concerns surrounding online video call software Zoom, Chairman Joseph Simons revealed.

AbbVie Wins US Antitrust OK To Buy Allergan

AbbVie won US antitrust approval for its acquisition of Botox maker Allergan, clearing the last hurdle from competition regulators to the $63 billion...

Senators Ask FTC To Open Antitrust Probe Into Meatpacking Amid COVID-19

US Senators Josh Hawley and Tammy Baldwin are urging the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to open an antitrust investigation into the meatpacking...


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