FTC Submits Comment on Final Information Blocking Rule to the Department of Health &...

The Federal Trade Commission staff has submitted a statement in support of certain changes made by the Department of Health & Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for...

FTC Requires Polyurethane Foam Producers FXI Holdings, Inc. and Innocor, Inc. To Divest...

Agency alleges merger would reduce competition among producers of foam used in home furnishings Polyurethane foam producers FXI Holdings, Inc. and Innocor, Inc. have agreed to divest polyurethane...

FTC and NY Attorney General Charge Vyera Pharmaceuticals, Martin Shkreli, and Other Defendants with...

The Federal Trade Commission has filed a complaint in federal court against Vyera Pharmaceuticals, LLC, alleging an elaborate anticompetitive scheme to preserve a monopoly for the life-saving drug, Daraprim.Daraprim...

FTC Challenges Consummated Merger of Companies that Market Body-Worn Camera Systems to Large Metropolitan...

The Federal Trade Commission has issued an administrative complaint (a public version of which will be available and linked to this news release as soon as possible) challenging Axon...

FTC Challenges Illumina’s Proposed Acquisition of PacBio

Agency alleges acquisition would eliminate a nascent competitive threat to maintain Illumina’s monopoly in next-generation DNA sequencing systems The Federal Trade Commission has authorized an action to block Illumina Inc.’s...

Federal Trade Commission Closes Investigation of Roche Holding AG’s Proposed Acquisition of Spark Therapeutics,...

The Federal Trade Commission has closed its investigation into Roche Holding AG’s proposed acquisition of Spark Therapeutics, Inc.According to a Commission Statement, after an exhaustive, 10-month investigation into whether...

FTC Issues Annual Report on Ethanol Market Concentration for 2019

The Federal Trade Commission has issued its 2019 Report on Ethanol Market Concentration. The Energy Policy Act of 2005 directs the Commission to perform an annual review of market...

FTC to Study the Impact of COPAs

The Commission issues seven orders for Provision of Information The Federal Trade Commission issued orders to five health insurance companies and two health systems to provide information that will allow...

FTC Approves Final Order Imposing Conditions on Boston Scientific Corp.’s Acquisition of BTG plc

Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final order settling charges that Boston Scientific’s proposed $4.2 billion acquisition of medical equipment and pharmaceutical supplier BTG...

FTC Approves Final Order Imposing Conditions on Quaker Chemical Corp.’s Acquisition of Houghton International...

Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final order settling charges that chemical company Quaker Chemical Corp.’s  $1.4 billion acquisition of Houghton International Inc. is...

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AA20-073A: Enterprise VPN Security

Original release date: March 13, 2020SummaryAs organizations prepare for possible impacts of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), many may consider alternate workplace options for their...

Competition Press Releases

Joint FTC and DOJ Letter Raises Concerns about California Assembly Bill 1541, which would...

The staff of Federal Trade Commission’s Office of Policy Planning, Bureau of Economics, and Bureau of Competition, together with the staff of the Antitrust...

FTC Imposes Conditions on Danaher Corporation’s Acquisition of GE Biopharma

Merger likely to reduce competition in highly concentrated markets that supply biopharmaceutical companies with key inputs Danaher Corporation has agreed to divest assets to settle...

FTC Submits Comment on Final Information Blocking Rule to the Department of Health &...

The Federal Trade Commission staff has submitted a statement in support of certain changes made by the Department of Health & Human Services’ Office...