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FTC chief defends unique antitrust powers

GOP efforts to standardize merger challenge framework gain steam. Continue reading

Posted on October 8, 2015 2:49 PM

Will Third Point's FTC deal chill activism?

Insurgents and their lawyers complain they are caught in an antitrust regime not intended for them. Continue reading

Posted on October 5, 2015 9:00 AM

House panel again passes bill to clip FTC's merger powers

Judiciary Committee Republicans are pushing to standardize the review process used by both antitrust agencies. Continue reading

Posted on October 1, 2015 1:39 PM

EC opens in-depth investigation into Staples' $6.3B Office Depot purchase

The probe means the partners will almost certainly miss the year-end deadline to close the transaction that they had originally targeted. Continue reading

Posted on September 25, 2015 12:53 PM

Joshua Wright claims victory in struggle over Section 5

A years-long campaign culminates in rules governing FTC's power to combat unfair competition. Critics, though, contend that little has changed. Continue reading

Posted on September 10, 2015 8:00 AM

Stock market volatility creates opportunities for merger arbs

Widening spreads offer bigger returns on slam-dunk deals and make risky transactions more attractive. The only worry is that financing might dry up. Continue reading

Posted on August 27, 2015 8:08 AM

FTC establishes guidelines to combat unfair competition

Republican commissioners had pressed for boundaries on use of Section 5 powers. Continue reading

Posted on August 20, 2015 8:00 AM

FTC Commissioner Wright steps down

Surprise resignation leaves the agency leaning more Democratic. Continue reading

Posted on August 18, 2015 8:24 AM

CVS builds a muscular stake in Medicare

Deal will grow CVS Health's MinuteClinic walk-in clinic franchises and provide Target customers with expanded pharmacy care programs. Continue reading

Posted on June 15, 2015 3:21 PM

In its Steris challenge, the FTC sees through Synergy Health's big X-ray sterilization plans

The British target was intending to invade the U.S. market with new technology that would have disrupted its merger partner's business. Those designs now imperil the $1.9 billion deal. Continue reading

Posted on June 3, 2015 8:21 AM

Comcast faces limited options in appeasing regulators wary of another mega-media deal

Discussions begin over possible concessions to address concerns about Time Warner Cable acquisition. Continue reading

Posted on April 20, 2015 4:30 PM

Insurgents know no bounds when it comes to the FTC

Antitrust hurdles? What antitrust hurdles? Activists often don't see any real regulatory problems. Continue reading

Posted on March 30, 2015 9:20 AM

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