Anti-pants: The Tipline for 7 April 2020

The Federal Trade Commission might still be wearing pyjamas past noon, but the agency has said its standards for enforcement will not change because of the covid-19 pandemic. “The antitrust laws are flexible enough to account for changing market conditions, even during uncertain times,” wrote bureau of competition director Ian Conner in a blog post on Monday, assuring readers that the agency would not lower its standards for effective relief.

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