Flunked the book report: The Tipline for 18 August 2022

A pair of publishers were scolded by a DC federal judge on Wednesday for not properly backing up their claims that their proposed merger, which the Department of Justice is challenging, will bring about efficiencies. Meanwhile, a North Carolina federal court has refused to hear claims from a handful of real estate companies that their bid-rigging convictions should be overturned because the defendants did not challenge the sufficiency of the evidence at trial. Also in Tipline, the American Antitrust Institute is supporting the constitutionality of the Federal Trade Commission before the Supreme Court.

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