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In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 26 2011

On September 16, 2011, the U.S. Department of Justice amended its complaint to enjoin the AT&TT-Mobile merger to include the states of New York, California, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Washington, and Ohio as additional plaintiffs


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • May 31 2010

The FTC has decided not to challenge Google's acquisition of mobile advertising network company Admob, determining that the acquisition was unlikely to harm competition in the marketplace


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."


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
  • 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
  • USA
  • June 21 2010

Howard Shelanski, Deputy Director for Antitrust in the FTC Bureau of Economics, testified on June 15, 2010, before the House Subcommittee on Courts and Competition Policy recommending Congressional action to ensure that the recent Trinko and Credit Suisse Supreme Court decisions are not used to limit public antitrust enforcement actions brought by the FTC and DOJ in regulated industries such as telecommunications


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


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 12 2011

On September 6, 2011, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ordered the FCC to respond within 30 days to the petition for writ of mandamus filed by CompTel and other parties to require the Commission to conclude the special access rulemaking initiated in 2005


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 27 2012

On August 21, 2012, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania denied the joint motion of Alcatel, Lucent, and Ericsson to dismiss the complaint of TruePosition alleging abusive standards-setting in violation of the antitrust laws