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ALERT: This Hearing scheduled for January 16 was cancelled due to the Government shutdown, and rescheduled to March 20, 2019.The Federal Trade Commission today announced the tenth session of its Hearings Initiative. The session, focused on competition and consumer protection issues in broadband...
The Federal Trade Commission is currently accepting public comments on an application from Praxair, Inc. and Linde AG to divest industrial gases assets to a joint venture between Messer Group GmbH and CVC Capital Partners. Messer will maintain majority control of the joint venture. The divestiture...
The Federal Trade Commission has approved an application by Teva to reopen and modify its decision and order in connection with the 2012 merger of Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Actavis Inc.
In an Initial Decision announced today, Chief Administrative Law Judge D. Michael Chappell upheld allegations in a Federal Trade Commission complaint challenging the merger of Tronox Limited and Cristal, two top suppliers of chloride process titanium dioxide (“TiO2”), a white pigment used in a wide...
In testimony before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law, the Federal Trade Commission described its current competition enforcement activities and policy priorities.
James L. Dolan, Executive Chairman of Madison Square Garden Company, has agreed to pay $609,810 in civil penalties to resolve Federal Trade Commission allegations that he violated the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act by failing to report in a timely manner his acquisition of voting securities in Madison...
The Federal Trade Commission has responded to the Food and Drug Administration’s request for comment on its revised draft guidance, which aims to deter pharmaceutical companies from abusing the citizen petition process to delay approval of and competition from generic drugs.
Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a modified final order settling charges that Northrop Grumman’s $7.8 billion acquisition of aerospace and defense contractor Orbital ATK likely would be anticompetitive.
The Federal Trade Commission has issued a statement on its vote to close the investigation of a proposed transaction that would combine general acute care hospitals, a psychiatric hospital, and physician practices in eastern Massachusetts.
The Federal Trade Commission is accepting public comments on an application by Supervalu Inc. to divest a Shop ’n Save supermarket in Berryville, Va., and another in Martinsburg, WV.
The Federal Trade Commission has issued its 2018 Report on Ethanol Market Concentration. The Energy Policy Act of 2005 directs the Commission to perform an annual review of market concentration in the ethanol production industry “to determine whether there is sufficient competition among industry...
The Federal Trade Commission is currently accepting public comments on an application from industrial gas suppliers Praxair, Inc. and Linde AG to divest a hydrogen gas and carbon monoxide gas plant to Celanese Ltd.
The Federal Trade Commission announced the agenda for the eighth session of its Hearings Initiative with a one-day hearing at the New York University School of Law in New York City on December 6, 2018. 
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

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