FTC Chairwoman Ramirez Testifies Before Congress on Legislation That Would Alter the Agency’s Role in Adjudicating Merger Cases

In testimony presented to a subcommittee of the Senate Judiciary Committee the Federal Trade Commission described its work to promote competition, and its concerns about proposed federal legislation would eliminate the Commission’s role in adjudicating some merger cases. Testifying on behalf of the FTC before the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights, Chairwoman […]

FTC Streamlines Approval Process for Minor Changes to Divestiture-Related Contracts

The Federal Trade Commission has amended its Rules of Practice making it easier for parties to obtain FTC approval for minor contract changes relating to FTC divestiture orders. The amendments provide a procedure for waiving the requirement that the full Commission vote on and approve contract modifications if they do not diminish the effectiveness of […]