US Senator Mike Lee has called for the confirmation of President Donald Trump's pick to head the US Department of Justice's antitrust division, Makan Delrahim, whose nomination has languished on the Senate floor for months.
Canada's Competition Bureau has cleared a carrier of allegations it acted with a codeshare partner to force another operator out of a North Canadian market, and confirmed the closure on efficiencies grounds of an investigation of that carrier's 2015 asset purchase.
A Canadian appeal court has affirmed class certification for plaintiffs seeking damages from Sony, LG, Samsung and other participants in the alleged optical disk drive cartel.
Senator Orrin Hatch on Monday chided his Senate colleagues for politicising antitrust policy, calling for fellow senators to secure a "delicate middle ground."
President Woodrow Wilson signed the Federal Trade Commission Act on this day 103 years ago. Three years ago, we did our bit to help the FTC celebrate its centenary by looking back with former chairmen Tim Muris and Deborah Majoras, and former commissioner Christine Varney. Oh, and cake.
When Donald Trump won a shock victory in November’s US presidential election, it set off a cascade of praise among the pundit class for the newfound power of populism: the philosophy that power should lie with ordinary people rather than corporate and government elites.
A competition enforcer said he “cannot imagine” the disruption that would be caused by the US leaving the North American Free Trade Agreement, and that he is concerned about political interference in US antitrust policy.
Republican US Senator Mike Lee has called for the confirmation of President Donald Trump's pick to head the US Department of Justice's antitrust division, Makan Delrahim, whose nomination has languished on the Senate floor for months.
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