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Toys “R” Us, Inc. has agreed to pay a $1.3 million civil penalty to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that it violated a 1998 order governing its dealings with its suppliers. The order prohibits Toys “R” Us from urging any supplier to limit supply of products or refuse to sell to discounters...
The Federal Trade Commission has withdrawn its appeal of a court order denying a preliminary injunction regarding Laboratory Corporation of America’s 2010 acquisition of Westcliff Medical Laboratories, Inc. Although LabCorp consummated the acquisition in June 2010, the FTC was seeking the federal...
The Federal Trade Commission has approved the appointment of a monitor trustee and a related agreement to ensure that Polypore International, Inc. fully complies with a 2010 Commission administrative order to divest the assets of rival firm Microporous Products L.P., which it acquired in 2008.
A new Federal Trade Commission report recommends improvements to two areas of patent law: policies affecting how well a patent gives notice to the public of what technology is protected and remedies for patent infringement. The report, The Evolving IP Marketplace: Aligning Patent Notice and...
The Federal Trade Commission is seeking public comment on an application by the Dow Chemical Company to modify the terms of a settlement it reached with the FTC in 2009. The settlement resolved the agency’s concerns about how Dow’s acquisition of Rohm and Haas Company would affect competition in...
The Federal Trade Commission is seeking public comment on an application by the Dow Chemical Company to amend an agreement related to its 2001 acquisition of Union Carbide Corporation. The settlement in this matter, which was designed to remedy the alleged anticompetitive effects of the deal,...
Federal Trade Commission Chairman Jon Leibowitz today announced the appointment of Edward D. (Ted) Hassi, formerly a partner at the law firm O’Melveny & Myers LLP, as Chief Litigation Counsel for the agency’s Bureau of Competition. He replaces J. Robert Roberston, who left the agency in 2010...
The Federal Trade Commission denied a motion by the North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners to dismiss a complaint filed by the FTC’s staff which charges that the Dental Board stifled competition by blocking non-dentists from providing teeth-whitening services.
The FTC challenged ProMedica Health System, Inc.’s consummated acquisition of rival St. Luke’s Hospital in Lucas County, Ohio. The FTC’s administrative complaint alleged that the deal will reduce competition and allow ProMedica to raise prices for general acute-care and inpatient...
Continuing its efforts to protect healthcare consumers, the Federal Trade Commission today challenged ProMedica Health System, Inc.’s consummated acquisition of rival St. Luke’s Hospital in Lucas County, Ohio. The FTC’s administrative complaint alleges that the deal will reduce competition and...
Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final Order settling charges that the Minnesota Rural Healthcare Cooperative eliminated competition among its doctors and hospitals members by orchestrating agreements to fix the prices at which they contract with...
The Federal Trade Commission moved to preserve competition in the North American market for alumina wear tile by imposing conditions on Keystone Holdings, LLC and Compagnie de Saint-Gobain in a settlement involving Keystone’s planned acquisition of Saint-Gobain’s Advanced Ceramics Business.
The FTC preserved competition in the North American market for alumina wear tile by imposing conditions on Keystone Holdings, LLC and Compagnie de Saint-Gobain in a settlement involving Keystone’s planned acquisition of Saint-Gobain’s Advanced Ceramics Business. According to the FTC’...

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