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.
Biden Appoints Big Tech Critic Lina Khan as FTC Chair
Khan is one of the most renowned American scholars to criticize large technology companies for market power abuse.
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."
Linde, Praxair Push Forward After Regulators Ask For Divestments
The companies could technically withdraw from the deal without penalty, but say they remain in "constructive dialogue."
Trump Names Antitrust Lawyer to Head FTC
If confirmed, Joseph Simons "will immediately jump into some contentious issues," including calls for greater scrutiny of big internet companies.
The Financial Case for a Data Privacy Program
How to reduce costs and risks while increasing the business value of data.
FTC Suffers Setback in Patient Data Breach Case
A judge dimisses a suit against LabMD because the FTC did not demonstrate that poor security would likely result in 'substantial injury' to consumers.
FTC Tackles Meaning of ‘Unfair Competition’
For the first time, the agency outlines how it will use its unfairness powers under antitrust law but a GOP commissioner dissents.
Regulators Leaping into the Cyber Breach
Many regulators consider the growing tide of cyber incidents to be more of an abdication of corporate responsibility than a threat to national security.
Sysco Angles to Save US Foods Deal
The nation's largest food supplier appeals to the FTC in its bid to acquire its closest competitor.
Do Buffett’s Compliance Lapses Show Management Flaws?
After Berkshire Hathaway misses regulatory filing deadlines, it's fair to ask whether his governance style meshes with today's compliance culture.