Biden to Name Tech Critic as Top Antitrust Cop
Jonathan Kanter "has been a leading advocate and expert in the effort to promote strong and meaningful antitrust enforcement and competition policy.”
Facebook Wants FTC Chair off Antitrust Case
Lina Khan “cannot meet any standard for neutrality that would permit her to participate in any decision-making" regarding the litigation.
EU Regulator Clears Aon Merger With Willis
The European Commission said Aon had addressed its antitrust concerns over the insurance broker merger by agreeing to sell Willis Tower Watson assets.
Google Hit With Antitrust Suit Over Play Store
A group of states alleges Google uses anti-competitive tactics to maintain its dominance of the Android app market.
FTC Charges Broadcom With Unfair Competition
The commission is committed to "enforcing the antitrust laws against monopolists, including in high-technology industries."
FTC Moves to Beef up Antitrust Enforcement
The commission's vote to scrap a 2015 policy statement will give it more leeway to bring enforcement actions over anticompetitive conduct.
Italian Watchdog Fines Google in Antitrust Case
The Italian Competition Authority said Google abused its dominant market position by excluding a third-party app from Android Auto.
Apple, Google Take Flak Over App Platforms
A witness at a Senate hearing compared the companies' control over their platforms to the "behavior of the robber barons."
EU Charges Amazon With Antitrust Violations
Regulators say Amazon illegally uses nonpublic data that it collects from sellers on its retail platform to boost sales of its own-label products.
House Urges Reforms to Curb Big Tech Firms
Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple "have become the kinds of monopolies we last saw in the era of oil barons and railroad tycoons."
EU Launches Probes of App Store, Apple Pay
The European Commission will look into the two Apple services to determine whether they stifle competition.