Anticipating the 21st Century: Competition and Consumer Protection Policy in the New High-Tech, Global Marketplace
Type: ReportForces of globalization and innovation that have been rippling through our economy for more than 200 years are now ripping up the established terrain of many economic sectors. Whether driven by improvements in computers, biotechnology, communications or other technologies, tumbling...
Type: CaseThermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
FTC Puts Conditions on Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.’s Proposed Acquisition of Life Technologies Corporation
Type: Press ReleaseThermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (Thermo Fisher), a leading manufacturer of products used in scientific research, has agreed to sell assets to GE Healthcare to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that its proposed $13.6 billion acquisition of Life Technologies Corporation (Life) would likely...
Type: Press ReleasePharmaceutical companies Endo Health Solutions Inc. (Endo) and Boca Life Science Holdings, LLC and Boca Pharmacal, LLC (Boca) have agreed to a settlement resolving Federal Trade Commission charges that Endo’s acquisition of Boca would be anticompetitive. Under the settlement, the companies will...
Endo Health Solutions Inc., Boca Life Science Holdings, LLC, and Boca Pharmacal, LLC, In the Matter of
Type: CasePharmaceutical companies Endo Health Sciences Inc. (Endo) and Boca Life Science Holdings, LLC and Boca Pharmacal, LLC (Boca) agreed to a settlement resolving FTC charges that Endo’s acquisition of Boca would be anticompetitive.
FTC Approves Franchise Services of North America’s Application to Sell Advantage Rent a Car to The Catalyst Capital Group, Inc.
Type: Press ReleaseFollowing a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved an application by Franchise Services of North America, Inc. (FSNA) to sell assets it acquired from Hertz Global Holdings, Inc.
Type: Press ReleaseThe Federal Trade Commission today issued the final agenda for its one-day public workshop on competition and follow-on biologics, which will be held on February 4 at its Conference Center located at 601 New Jersey Ave., NW, in Washington, DC.
Type: Blog PostWhen Congress passed the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, it created minimum dollar thresholds to limit the burden of premerger reporting. In 2000, it amended the HSR statute to require the annual adjustment of these thresholds based on the change in gross national product. As...
Statement of FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez on the U.S. District Court in the District of Idaho Ruling in the Matter of the Federal Trade Commission and the State of Idaho v. St. Luke’s Health System Ltd. and Saltzer Medical Group, P.A.
Type: Press ReleaseFollowing the favorable court decision issued today, Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez said:
FTC Seeks Public Comment on Nielsen Holdings N.V. and Nielsen Audio, Inc.’s Application to Sell its LinkMeter Technology and Related Assets to comScore, Inc.
Type: Press ReleaseThe Federal Trade Commission is seeking public comment on an application by Nielsen Holdings N.V. and Nielsen Audio, Inc. (collectively, Nielsen) requesting FTC approval to sell its LinkMeter cross-platform audience measuring services to comScore, Inc., and to enter other arrangements supporting...