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US: Antitrust Policy for a Trump Administration Event

On January 26, 2016, the Heritage Foundation held its 2nd Annual Antitrust Conference entitled Antitrust Policy for a New Administration. This event, which featured...

US: Is Trump’s FCC chair really anti Net Neutrality?

President Trump on Monday designated Ajit Pai, a Republican member of the  and an outspoken opponent of new net neutrality rules, to be the...

US: Trump withdraws from TPP

US President Donald Trump formally withdrew the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal on Monday, distancing America from its Asian allies as...

EU: Brussels warns Britain against pre-Brexit trade talks

Brussels warned Britain Monday that it must must refrain from any formal negotiations for bilateral trade deals with third countries until after its divorce...

US: Qualcomm exec says FTC ‘rushed’ antitrust lawsuit before Inauguration

Qualcomm Executive Chairman Paul Jacobs had some choice words on Thursday for the Federal Trade Commission, which filed a lawsuit Tuesday accusing the semiconductor...

US: Wright said under consideration as Trump’s Antitrust Chief

The Trump team is considering giving a top antitrust post to a former US trade commissioner whose hands-off views on competition have at times...

US: Does Trump plan to gut all FCC Consumer protection powers

President-elect Donald Trump met with Republican FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai this weekend as many wonder what direction his administration will take the agency in....

US: Bayer-Monsanto to invest US$8b in US if merger is approved

German chemicals giant Bayer will invest about US$8 billion in the United States in agriculture research in conjunction with Monsanto, which it is purchasing,...
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US: DOJ won’t push antitrust case against airlines during Obama administration

The Justice Department, which started investigating alleged collusion between the nation’s major airlines in mid-2015, will not bring an antitrust case against the carriers...

US: FTC chairwoman to step down, leaving three vacancies

US Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez will step down next month after more than three years as chair and six at the agency...

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