FTC Releases Study of Big-Tech Mergers
The report found that 616 deals of more than $1 million flew "under the radar" of antitrust reporting requirements between 2010 and 2019.
Capital One CEO Fined for Antitrust Violations
The FTC says Richard Fairbank failed to comply with requirements of the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act when he acquired Capital One shares in 2018.
Apple Settles App Makers’ Suit for $100 Million
The settlement of the antitrust class action also includes changes to App Store rules that prevented developers from billing customers directly.
FTC Revives Antitrust Suit Against Facebook
In an amended complaint, the commission seeks to bolster its allegations that Facebook has abused a monopoly position in social networking.
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.