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The Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Economics has announced a revamped Merger Retrospective Program, which will expand and formalize the Bureau’s retrospective research efforts that have already produced studies analyzing the effects of a range of consummated mergers over the last 35 years.
The International Competition Network held its 19th annual conference on Sept. 14-17, 2020. Co-hosted by the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division, this was the ICN’s first virtual conference.
The Federal Trade Commission staff submitted a comment to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission that opposes issuing certificates of public advantage (COPAs) to Hendrick Health System and Shannon Health System.
The Federal Trade Commission staff has submitted a comment to the Texas Attorney General regarding a request from the Texas Medical Board for an opinion on the statutory basis for the supervision of certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNAs).
The Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division will co-host the 19th annual International Competition Network, or ICN, Conference, from Sept. 14 to Sept. 17, 2020.
Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final order settling charges that animal health products supplier Elanco Animal Health, Inc.’s proposed $7.6 billion acquisition of Bayer Animal Health, Inc. would likely be anticompetitive.
The Federal Trade Commission has released the agenda for its September 22, 2020, workshop that will examine the potential benefits and challenges to consumers and competition raised by data portability.
Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final order settling charges that AbbVie’s $63 billion acquisition of Allergan would violate federal antitrust law.
The Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division will co-host the 19th annual International Competition Network, or ICN, Conference, from Sept. 14 to Sept. 17, 2020. Originally planned as an in-person conference in Los Angeles in May, the conference will feature...
Today, Federal Trade Commission Chairman Joseph J. Simons signed the Multilateral Mutual Assistance and Cooperation Framework for Competition Authorities among the FTC, the Department of Justice, and competition agencies in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom.
Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final order settling charges that Eldorado’s $17.3 billion agreement to acquire Caesars likely would violate federal antitrust law.
Arko Holdings Ltd. and Empire Petroleum Partners, LLC have agreed to divest retail fuel assets in local gasoline and diesel fuel markets across four states to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that Arko’s proposed acquisition of Empire would violate federal antitrust law.
The Federal Trade Commission announced that Tara Isa Koslov, who served as Chief of Staff to Chairman Joe Simons from May 2018 through March 2020, has been named Deputy Director of the Bureau of Competition.
Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final order settling charges that Tri Star Energy, LLC’s proposed acquisition of certain assets from Hollingsworth Oil Company, Inc., C & H Properties, and Ronald L. Hollingsworth (collectively, “Hollingsworth”)...
The Federal Trade Commission testified today at an oversight hearing before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation about the agency’s work to protect consumers and promote competition, including its efforts to combat frauds designed to take advantage of consumers during the...
Indivior, Inc. has agreed to pay $10 million to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that it violated antitrust laws through a deceptive scheme to thwart lower priced generic competition with its branded opioid replacement therapy drug Suboxone. The proposed stipulated order for a permanent...
The Federal Trade Commission will require global suppliers of animal products, Elanco Animal Health, Inc. and Bayer Animal Health GmbH, to divest three animal health products to settle charges that Elanco’s proposed $7.6 billion acquisition of Bayer would likely be anticompetitive in those markets.
Federal Trade Commission General Counsel Alden F. Abbott issued the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court’s Order today granting the petitions for certiorari in the matters of FTC v. Credit Bureau Center, LLC and AMG Capital Management, LLC v. FTC:“We look forward to proving to the...
The Federal Trade Commission and the Justice Department’s Antitrust Division released the agencies’ 42nd Annual Hart-Scott-Rodino Report. The report provides HSR Premerger Notification data for fiscal year 2019.

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