Regulators Double Down on Compliance Scrutiny
The government is strongly signaling that companies can no longer afford to have anything but effective, comprehensive compliance programs.
NY to Lead Antitrust Investigation of Facebook
A coalition of states will probe Facebook's "dominance of [social networking] and the potential anticompetitive conduct stemming from that dominance.”
Antitrust Review: Navigating the Challenges of a ‘Second Request’
When an M&A transaction is flagged for a deeper regulatory review, the buyer and seller may be faced with significant challenges.
Third Point Fined Over Antitrust Violations
The activist fund allegedly failed to comply with premerger notification rules before acquiring stock in DowDuPont two years ago.
U.S. Approves $26B T-Mobile-Sprint Merger
The deal is still being opposed by 14 states that claim it will harm "consumers, workers, and innovation."
Alphabet’s Q2 Results Ease Growth Concerns
“We’re delivering strong growth," CFO Ruth Porat says after Google's parent reports a 19% increase in revenue to $38.9 billion.
EU Regulator Opens Antitrust Probe of Broadcom
The European Commission is also seeking "interim measures" to bar Broadcom from enforcing exclusivity agreements with customers.
Ten States Sue to Block T-Mobile, Sprint Merger
If the states obtain an injunction before the deal is consummated, "that would bring things to a halt."
Supreme Court Deals Antitrust Blow to Apple
The court says iPhone users are eligible to sue Apple for overcharging them for apps sold in the App Store.
Don’t Break Up Big Tech Firms: Former Antitrust Regulator
Calls for regulating companies like Amazon, Facebook, and Google out of existence are misguided, says Canada's former competition commissioner.
FTC Unveils Antitrust Task Force Targeting Tech
“The FTC needs to get past its laser-focus on consumer prices, and figure out what competitive harm means in today’s tech markets.”