Officially it’s only Washington’s birthday: The Tipline for 17 February 2017

17 February 2017

The Washington, DC, office of Global Competition Review will be observing the holiday popularly known as “Presidents Day” next Monday, but keep an eye out for your regular briefing from our London colleagues. We’re leaving you with plenty of reading for the weekend: reports on the Congressional hearing about the proposed repeal of health insurers’ antitrust exemption; an administrative law judge pressing for settlement; the new bureau of competition director at the Federal Trade Commission; and that agency’s conditional clearance of an energy deal.