Three Italian agencies, including the competition watchdog, last week announced an investigation into big data.
A study group commissioned by Japan’s Fair Trade Commission is expected to publish a report this week on the use and collection of big data, which may consider some such conduct to be an abuse of dominance.
The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority this week said it is examining whether regulation of digital comparison tools is needed.
The governor of Louisiana has issued an executive order that effectively repeals a rule - dictating how much appraisal management companies pay real estate appraisers - that the Federal Trade Commission had challenged as anticompetitive.
On 3 July 2017, the Federal Trade Commission issued a no-action letter officially closing its investigation into the proposed merger of Bass Pro Group and Cabela's, two premier outdoor sporting goods retailers. O'Melveny & Myers's Ted Hassi and Lindsey Freeman were antitrust counsel to Bass Pro, and detail how the FTC's decision reflects a recent trend in antitrust enforcement agencies' approach to retail mergers.
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