Commission Submits Comment to FERC on Competitive Assessments of Partial Acquisitions: Careful, Case-by-Case Analysis Encouraged

The Federal Trade Commission has submitted a comment to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) concerning FERC’s competitive assessments of partial acquisitions of electric power providers, including by private equity firms holding investments in competing electric power providers (Docket No. PL09-3-000). FERC is currently reviewing its policy for assessing the competitive effects of partial acquisitions […]

FDA, FTC Warn Public of Fraudulent 2009 H1N1 Influenza Products

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Federal Trade Commission are alerting the public to be wary of Internet sites and other promotions for products that claim to diagnose, prevent, mitigate, treat or cure the 2009 H1N1 influenza virus. The agencies are also advising operators of offending Web sites that they must take prompt […]