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FTC Invites Public Comment On Draft Strategic Plan

The Federal Trade Commission has released a preliminary draft Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2022 to 2026 for public review and comment. Every four years, government agencies...
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FTC Approves Final Order Requiring Divestitures Of Hundreds Of 7-Eleven Stations

Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final order settling charges that 7-Eleven’s acquisition of Marathon’s Speedway subsidiary violated federal...
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FTC Approves ANI Deal To Buy Novitium, With Divestments

Specialty pharmacy company ANI Pharmaceuticals Inc has won US antitrust approval to buy Novitium Pharma on condition it divest rights or assets related to...
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FTC Announces Agenda for Nov 18 Commission Meeting

Federal Trade Commission Chair Lina M. Khan announced that an open meeting of the Commission will be held virtually on Thursday, November 18, 2021....
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FTC OKs 2020 Hart-Scott-Rodino Premerger Notification Report

The Federal Trade Commission and the Justice Department’s Antitrust Division released the agencies’ 43rd Annual Hart-Scott-Rodino Report. The report provides HSR Premerger Notification data for fiscal...
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Can the Federal Trade Commission Use Rulemaking to Change Antitrust Law?

By Richard J. Pierce (George Washington University Law School) Lina Khan, the new Chair of the FTC, proposes to use notice and comment rulemaking to...
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US Antitrust Regulators Are Seeing A Surge In Mergers

The US Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission said Monday that they had been notified of more than 4,000 proposed transactions between March 2020...
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Fordham Law Professor Named Senior Advisor To Chair Of The FTC

Fordham Law School announced that Olivier Sylvain, a professor of communications, information, and administrative law, and the director of the McGannon Center for Communications...
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Merck Delays $11.5B Acceleron Deal, Giving DOJ & FTC More Review...

Merck’s $11.5 billion Acceleron Pharma buyout may not happen quite as soon as the Kenilworth, NJ-based pharma company had hoped, reported Fierce Pharma. Merck revealed...
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FTC Is Split On Use Of Prior Approval Provisions In Merger...

The two Republican Commissioners voted no and dissented from approving the Policy Statement, citing concerns about improperly expanding the scope of the HBNR outside...
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