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Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • May 10 2010

The FTC and the US Department of Justice are reportedly debating which of the two agencies will launch an inquiry into Apple's new policy of requiring software developers for Apple devices (including the iPhone and iPad) to use only Apple's programming tools


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2010

The FTC announced that the deadline for its decision on whether to oppose the merger of Google and AdMob Inc. has been extended by two weeks to May 24, 2010


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • March 22 2010

FTC Commissioner Pamela Jones Harbour stated that Google, Facebook, and other major U.S. companies need to “step up” their privacy protection efforts or face tougher penalties from the FTC


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • April 12 2010

There is an increasing probability that the FTC will challenge Google's pending acquisition of AdMob, a leading provider of mobile advertising services for smartphones


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


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • March 8 2010

On March 2, 2010, the US District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan affirmed the order of the Michigan Public Service Commission (PSC) that extended Sprint's interconnection agreement with AT&T in accordance with the FCC's AT&T-BellSouth merger conditions


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 24 2012

On September 14, 2012, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania denied the joint motion of Alcatel, Lucent, and Ericsson for reconsideration of the court’s August 21, 2012 order denying their motion to dismiss the TruePosition antitrust case alleging anticompetitive manipulation of the industry standards body, the Third Generation Partnership Program (3GPP


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


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


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