Federal Trade Commission
Fantasy Sports Platforms Terminate Merger
The FTC, which had moved to block the combination of FanDuel and DraftKings, calls the termination “a clear win for American consumers.”
Walgreens Scraps Rite Aid Merger
Under a scaled-down deal, Walgreens would buy roughly half of Rite Aid’s stores.
Vizio Fined $2M Over Data Collection From TVs
The FTC says Vizio failed to properly disclose to consumers that it was collecting information about their viewing habits and sharing it with third parties.
Walgreens to Pay $2 Billion Less for Rite Aid
The amended terms of the megamerger reflect the companies' efforts to obtain regulatory approval.
Western Union Fined $585M for Aiding Scams
U.S. authorities say Western Union's own agents processed payments for fraudsters in return for a share of the proceeds.
Herbalife to Revamp Distributor Compensation
The company will restructure its compensation system to settle FTC charges that it made false promises to distributors about their potential income.
Warner Bros. Faulted Over Game Promotion
“Companies like Warner Brothers need to be straight with consumers in their online ad campaigns," the Federal Trade Commission says.
Staples, Office Depot Stocks Dive on Merger Demise
The two office supply giants scuttled their proposed $6.3 billion merger after a judge said regulators had shown it would be anticompetitive.
Oracle Settles FTC Charges Over Java Security
The regulator alleged Oracle misled consumers into believing its updates addressed security issues that hackers could exploit.
FTC Rejects Staples’ Offer on Office Depot Deal
Staples' proposal to divest up to $1.25 billion of commercial contracts isn't enough to ease the FTC's concerns that the merger will stifle competition.
Wyndham Settles FTC’s Data Security Charges
The settlement may serve as a template for future enforcement actions against companies over "unreasonable data security."