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Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • European Union, USA
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  • October 24 2011

On October 14, 2011, the FTC, U.S. Department of Justice, and the European Commission announced an updated set of “best practices” that they use to coordinate their merger reviews and celebrated the 20th anniversary of the United States-European Union bilateral antitrust agreement

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • China, USA
  • -
  • August 1 2011

On July 27, 2011, the FTC and the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice announced that they signed an antitrust memorandum of understanding (MOU) with China’s three antitrust agencies to “promote communication and cooperation among the agencies in the two countries.”

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 6 2011

On May 5, 2011, the FTC obtained a temporary restraining order from the US District Court for the District of New Jersey enjoining a number of related companies and individuals from deceptive marketing practices surrounding the sale of prepaid calling cards

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 18 2011

On April 13, 2011, Maneesha Mithal, Director of the FTC's Division of Privacy and Identity Protection, testified before the Subcommittee on Social Security of the House Committee on Ways and Means and recommended that Congress develop identity theft legislation that makes social security numbers (SSNs) more difficult to access

Intercarrier comp

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 17 2010

On December 16, 2010, the New York Public Service Commission (NY PSC) voted unanimously to initiate an investigation into Verizon's intrastate access rates

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 20 2010

On September 16, 2010, Richard Feinstein, the Director of the FTC Bureau of Competition, testified before the House Subcommittee on Courts and Competition Policy

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 23 2010

On August 19, the FTC and US Department of Justice (DOJ) jointly released final versions of the Horizontal Merger Guidelines that outline how the federal antitrust agencies evaluate the likely competitive impact of mergers

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • European Union, USA
  • -
  • August 16 2010

Regulators from the European Commission have reportedly joined the FTC in investigating whether Apple's iPhone application development practices harm competition

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 9 2010

The FTC appears to be investigating a complaint filed by Adobe in May 2010 against Apple alleging that its practice of refusing to accept third-party programming tools for the iPhone violates antitrust law

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announcements

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 9 2010

Chairman Julius Genachowski announced on August 5, 2010, that the FCC has begun "consultations with staff of the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice (DOJ) about how the two agencies can apply their different statutory standards to wireless merger divestitures in a more coordinated manner."