Administrative Law Judge Upholds FTC’s Complaint Challenging Consummated Merger of Companies that Make Microprocessor...

In an Initial Decision announced today, Chief Administrative Law Judge D. Michael Chappell upheld a Federal Trade Commission complaint challenging the consummated merger of two prosthetics manufacturers that are...

FTC Requires Divestitures by Tronox and Cristal, Suppliers of Widely Used White Pigment,...

ALJ deemed transaction likely anticompetitive Tronox Limited and Cristal, two of the largest suppliers of the white pigment chloride process titanium dioxide, have agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges...

FTC Issues Modified Final Order Imposing Conditions on Merger of International Industrial Gas Suppliers...

The Commission also approves applications for sale of assets to Matheson Tri-Gas, Inc., and to Messer Group GmbH and CVC Capital Partners Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade...

Last Remaining Defendant Settles FTC Suit that Led to Landmark Supreme Court Ruling on...

The Federal Trade Commission has reached a settlement in FTC v. Actavis, the 2009 FTC case alleging that the brand-name drug company Solvay and three generic drug companies illegally...

FTC Approves Final Order Imposing Conditions on Joint Venture among Three Producers of PET...

Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final order settling charges that three PET resin producers’ proposed $1.1 billion joint acquisition out of bankruptcy...

FTC Approves Supervalu Inc.’s Application to Sell 2 Supermarkets Operating under the Shop ’n...

The Federal Trade Commission has approved an application by Supervalu Inc. to sell a Shop ’n Save supermarket in Berryville, Va., and another in Martinsburg, W.Va. to Ahold/Delhaize. Supervalu...

FTC Approves Application from Praxair and Linde for Sale of an Industrial Gases Plant...

The Federal Trade Commission has approved an application from industrial gas suppliers Praxair and Linde to divest a hydrogen gas and carbon monoxide gas plant to LyondellBasell Acetyls, LLC....

FTC Announces March 2019 Session on International Engagement as Part of its Hearings on...

The 11th session of the Federal Trade Commission’s Hearings Initiative, “The FTC’s Role in a Changing World,” will focus on the agency’s international work. The hearing will take place...

FTC Announces the Tenth Session of its Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in...

The Federal Trade Commission today announced the tenth session of its Hearings Initiative. The session, focused on competition and consumer protection issues in broadband markets, will take place on...

FTC Submits Comment on FDA Guidance Aimed at Deterring Abuse of Citizen Petition Process

The Federal Trade Commission has responded to the Food and Drug Administration’s request for comment on its revised draft guidance, which aims to deter pharmaceutical companies from abusing the...

Consumer Protection

US CERT ALERTS

AA19-168A: Microsoft Operating Systems BlueKeep Vulnerability

Original release date: June 17, 2019Summary The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is issuing this Activity Alert to provide information...

AA18-337A: SamSam Ransomware

Competition Press Releases

Pharmaceutical Agreement Filing Procedures Updated

Modernized with electronic filings and updated for agreements related to biologics The Federal Trade Commission is modernizing the process for filing agreements under the Medicare...

International Competition Network Adopts Framework for Competition Agency Procedures and Recommended Practices on Investigative...

At its annual conference, the International Competition Network (ICN) established a Framework on Competition Agency Procedures (CAP) that reflects the commitment by its participants...

Administrative Law Judge Upholds FTC’s Complaint Challenging Consummated Merger of Companies that Make Microprocessor...

In an Initial Decision announced today, Chief Administrative Law Judge D. Michael Chappell upheld a Federal Trade Commission complaint challenging the consummated merger of...