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FTC Sues to Block $40 Billion Semiconductor Chip Merger

The Federal Trade Commission today sued to block U.S. chip supplier Nvidia Corp.’s $40 billion acquisition of U.K. chip design provider Arm Ltd. Semiconductor chips power the computers and technologies that are essential to our modern economy and society.

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Federal Trade Commission and Justice Department Seek to Strengthen Enforcement Against Illegal Mergers

WASHINGTON – Today, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Justice Department’s Antitrust Division launched a joint public inquiry aimed at strengthening enforcement against illegal mergers. Recent evidence indicates that many industries across the economy are becoming more concentrated and...
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FTC Returns More Than $10 Million to Consumers Who Paid Hidden Fees to LendingClub

The Federal Trade Commission is returning more than $10 million to consumers who were charged undisclosed fees by online lender LendingClub Corporation. The FTC is distributing refunds directly to more than 15,000 LendingClub customers and encouraging additional LendingClub customers to apply for...
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FTC and Department of Justice to Hold Joint Press Conference at Noon Today

WHAT: The Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice will host a press conference. WHEN: Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022 at noon WHERE: Members of the public can view the event, which will be livestreamed . Reporters who wish to participate should rsvp to: opapressconference@ftc.gov WHO: The...
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Statement of Chair Lina M. Khan on the Ruling by Judge Denise L. Cote Federal Trade Commission et al v. Vyera Pharmaceuticals, LLC et al

Today, U.S. District Court Judge Denise Cote held “Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli liable for antitrust claims brought by the Federal Trade Commission and a group of seven state enforcers. Finding that Shkreli’s conduct was “egregious, deliberate, repetitive, long-running, and ultimately dangerous,” the...

Coming Events

Jan 20

Open Commission Meeting - January 20, 2022

Business Before the Commission: Staff Presentation on Identity Theft and Available Resources for Consumers.

Past Events

Jan 4

Prehearing Scheduling Conference-Docket 9404 – In re Nvidia Corp., et al.

Docket 9404 – In re Nvidia Corp., et al.Call-in number: 844-867-6169Access Code: 6379649
Dec 16

Open Commission Meeting – December 16, 2021

Agenda item: Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to Combat Government and Business Impersonation Fraud.
Dec 14

Cmr. Rebecca Kelly Slaughter keynote at NTIA Virtual Listening Sessions on Personal Data: Privacy, Equity, and Civil Rights

Commissioner Rebecca Kelly Slaughter keynote at NTIA Virtual Listening Sessions on Personal Data: Privacy, Equity, and Civil Rights conference. Join the event: https://www.ntia.doc.gov/other-publication/2021/ntia-virtual-listening-s... , 1 PM ET