Federal Trade Commission
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.
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.
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.
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.
P&G Scraps Deal to Buy Billie Razor Startup
The termination of the proposed merger comes after regulators alleged it would cause "significant harm" to consumers.
FTC Says Fintech Startup Beam Misled Consumers
Beam allegedly made false promises to users of its app that it would provide them with 24/7 access to their funds and substantial interest rates.
FTC Sues to Reverse Altria’s Investment in Juul
“Altria and Juul turned from competitors to collaborators by eliminating competition and sharing in Juul’s profits."
AT&T Fined $60 Million in Data ‘Throttling’ Case
An FTC commissioner says AT&T's unlimited data plan for smartphone customers was a "bait-and-switch scam."
Stewart Information Services and Fidelity National Financial Terminate Merger
Fidelity National will pay Stewart a break-up fee of $50 million after the Federal Trade Commission challenged the merger.