FTC and DOJ Announce Draft Vertical Merger Guidelines for Public Comment

The Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division seek public comment on draft 2020 Vertical Merger Guidelines. The draft guidelines, open to comment for 30 days, describe how the federal antitrust agencies review vertical mergers to evaluate whether the mergers violate antitrust law. Vertical mergers combine two or more companies that operate […]

FTC Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century Continue With Examination of Acquisitions Involving Ownership Interests in Competing Companies

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FTC Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century Continue with Examination of Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, and Predictive Analytics

WHAT: The Federal Trade Commission will host the seventh session of its Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century. WHEN: Tuesday, November 13–Wednesday, November 14, 2018, beginning at 9 a.m. each day WHERE: Howard University School of Law2900 Van Ness St NW, Washington, DC 20008(Note: This venue is in walking distance from […]

FTC Announces Agenda for the Seventh Session of its Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century; Session at Howard University to Focus on Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, and Predictive Analytics

The Federal Trade Commission announced the agenda for the seventh session of its Hearings Initiative, with a two-day hearing at the Howard University Law School in Washington, D.C., on November 13-14, 2018. Howard University is a co-sponsor of the event. The hearing will examine competition and consumer protection issues associated with the use of algorithms, […]

FTC Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century Continue with Discussion of Vertical Mergers and the Consumer Welfare Standard

WHAT: The Federal Trade Commission will host the fifth session of its Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century. WHEN: Thursday, November 1, 9 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. WHERE: Georgetown University Law Center600 New Jersey Ave., NW, Washington, DC WHO: FTC Commissioner Noah Joshua Phillips will deliver opening remarks, followed by a […]

FTC Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century Kick Off on Thursday with Session Co-Hosted by Georgetown University Law Center

WHAT: The Federal Trade Commission and Georgetown University Law Center will co-host the opening session of the FTC’s Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century. WHEN: Thursday September 13, 9:00 am-5:15 pm ET. The session previously scheduled for Friday, September 14 will be rescheduled. Please monitor the Hearings Initiative web page for […]