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The Federal Trade Commission has held that 1-800 Contacts, the nation’s largest online retailer of contact lenses, unlawfully entered into a web of anticompetitive agreements with rival online contact lens sellers.
WHAT:The Federal Trade Commission will host the seventh session of its Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century.WHEN:Tuesday, November 13–Wednesday, November 14, 2018, beginning at 9 a.m.
Antitrust agency heads from the United States, Canada, and Mexico meet today in Mexico City to discuss their ongoing work to ensure consistent and effective antitrust enforcement and increased cooperation among the three nations.The meeting includes Federal Trade Commission Chairman Joseph J....
The Federal Trade Commission announced today that James A. Kohm, Director of the Enforcement Division in the Bureau of Consumer Protection, and Markus H. Meier, Director of the Health Care Division in the Bureau of Competition, have received Fiscal Year 2018 Presidential Rank Awards.“The FTC, and...
WHAT:The Federal Trade Commission will host the sixth session of its Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century.WHEN:Tuesday, November 6–Thursday, November 8, 2018, beginning at 9 a.m.WHERE:American University Washington College of Law
The Federal Trade Commission announced the agenda for the seventh session of its Hearings Initiative, with a two-day hearing at the Howard University Law School in Washington, D.C., on November 13-14, 2018. Howard University is a co-sponsor of the event.
WHAT:The Federal Trade Commission will host the fifth session of its Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century.WHEN:Thursday, November 1, 9 a.m. to 5:45 p.m.WHERE:Georgetown University Law Center
The Federal Trade Commission announced the agenda for the sixth session of its Hearings initiative, with two and a half days of sessions on November 6–8, 2018, to be held at American University Washington College of Law in Washington, DC.
The Federal Trade Commission is holding the seventh session of its Hearings Initiative, with a two-day hearing at the Howard University School of Law in Washington, D.C., on November 13-14, 2018. Howard University is a co-sponsor of the event.
The Federal Trade Commission held the sixth session in its Hearings initiative, with two and a half days of sessions on November 6 – 8, 2018, to be held at American University Washington College of Law, in Washington, D.C.The hearings examined the role that data play in competition...
The PNO routinely provides informal guidance on Hart-Scott-Rodino reporting obligations that arise when combining not-for-profit entities, typically in the context of hospital combinations. In the past, much of this guidance focused on whether the combination resulted in a change of "...
As part of a series of Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century announced in June 2018, the Commission will host a hearing to discuss the privacy aspects of Topic 5 on February 12-13, 2019, at the FTC’s Constitution Center building.  (Topics 4 and 9, which...
The FTC will hold a hearing on data security December 11-12, 2018 at the FTC Constitution Center Auditorium, 400 7th St., SW, Washington, DC.
Marathon Petroleum Corp., an Ohio-based energy company, has agreed to certain conditions to settle charges that its proposed acquisition of Express Mart would violate federal antitrust law.  Marathon’s wholly owned subsidiary Speedway operates the second-largest chain of company-owned and -operated...
The Federal Trade Commission is currently accepting public comments on an application by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. requesting that the Commission reopen and modify its decision and order in connection with the 2012 merger of Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Actavis Inc.
WHAT:The Federal Trade Commission will host the fourth session of its Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century.WHEN:Tuesday, October 23 and Wednesday, October 24, beginning at 9 a.m. each day.WHERE:FTC’s Constitution Center Auditorium
The Federal Trade Commission will require industrial gas suppliers Praxair, Inc. and Linde AG to divest assets in nine industrial gases product markets in numerous geographic markets in the United States, as part of a settlement that resolves charges that their proposed $80 billion merger likely...

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