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The Federal Trade Commission is currently accepting public comments on an application by Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc., or ACT, to divest a retail fuel station in Saint Paul, Minn. to Twin City Petroleum & Property LLC.
Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final order settling charges that Amneal’s $1.45 billion acquisition of an equity share in Impax likely would be anticompetitive.
Federal Trade Commission Chairman Joe Simons issued the following statement regarding the decision by the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania in the case FTC v. AbbVie. The court ruled that AbbVie used sham litigation to illegally maintain its monopoly over the testosterone...
An important aspect of the FTC’s Premerger Notification Program is the granting of early terminations. Any person filing an HSR form may request that the waiting period be terminated before the statutory waiting period expires, allowing the parties to consummate their deal.
The Federal Trade Commission, with the concurrence of the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, has approved amendments to the Hart-Scott-Rodino Premerger Notification Rules and to the instructions for filling out the form that companies use to report a proposed merger, acquisition...
The Federal Trade Commission today announced that the agency will hold a series of public hearings on whether broad-based changes in the economy, evolving business practices, new technologies, or international developments might require adjustments to competition and consumer protection enforcement...
The Federal Trade Commission has approved an application by Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc., or ACT, to divest the last of the three Alabama retail fuel stations that ACT is required to divest under the FTC’s Jan. 5, 2018, order.
The Federal Trade Commission is currently accepting public comments on an application by Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc., or ACT, to divest seven fuel stations in Minnesota and Wisconsin to Molo Oil Company and Twin City Petroleum.
Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a modifying order against California-based real estate data and analytics company CoreLogic Inc., to address deficiencies in the company’s compliance with a
The Federal Trade Commission will require Dublin, Ireland-based construction company CRH plc to divest facilities in three states as part of a settlement resolving charges that CRH’s $3.5 billion acquisition of its Kansas-based competitor Ash Grove Cement Company is anticompetitive and violates...
The Federal Trade Commission has approved an application by Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc., or ACT, to divest two retail fuel stations in Alabama, as required under the FTC’s Jan.
The Federal Trade Commission has filed an amicus brief in Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. v Zydus Pharmaceuticals (USA) Inc., which is a patent infringement case pending before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.
The Federal Trade Commission will require Northrop Grumman to supply solid rocket motors, or SRMs, to competitors on a non-discriminatory basis as part of a settlement resolving charges that Northrop’s $7.8 billion acquisition of aerospace and defense contractor Orbital ATK likely would be...
The Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice will hold a joint public workshop in Washington, DC on June 5, 2018, to explore competition issues in the residential real estate brokerage industry.The workshop will take place at the FTC’s Constitution Center Auditorium, 400 7th St., SW,...
The Federal Trade Commission staff has submitted a comment to the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) on a proposed rulemaking that would update rules and regulations that provide retail electricity pricing transparency to residential and small commercial electricity customers.
The Federal Trade Commission is currently accepting public comments on an application by Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. (“ACT”) to divest three of its 10 fuel stations in Minnesota and Wisconsin. The divestitures are required under the FTC’s Feb.
The Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice issued the agenda today for a joint public workshop that will explore competition issues in the residential real estate brokerage industry. The workshop will take place on June 5, 2018, at the FTC’s Constitution Center Auditorium, 400 7th St.,...
In an Initial Decision announced on May 18, 2018, Chief Administrative Law Judge D. Michael Chappell dismissed the antitrust charges in a complaint issued by the Federal Trade Commission against generic pharmaceutical company Impax Laboratories, Inc.
In testimony before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government, the Federal Trade Commission described its work to protect consumers and promote competition through vigorous enforcement, education, advocacy, and policy work, and by anticipating and...
Federal Trade Commission Chairman Joseph Simons has made four appointments to the agency’s senior leadership team.“I am delighted to appoint such a stellar group of leaders to continue the FTC’s work on behalf of American consumers,” Simons said. “Each of these highly qualified professionals has...

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