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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


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


The mobile market
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • January 7 2013

The FCC has extended the pleading cycle regarding the application of Softbank Corp. to acquire 70 of Sprint. Petitions to deny are


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • July 16 2012

On July 11, 2012, the Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California rebuffed another attempt by plaintiffs’ class action counsel to circumvent the Supreme Court’s decision in Concepcion


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


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."


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
  • 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


Developments in intercarrier compensation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • March 26 2012

On March 20, 2012, the New York Public Service Commission (NY PSC) granted the motion of Verizon Business, a local exchange carrier (LEC), to dismiss the complaint of Qwest Communications Company alleging that it provided off-tariff access services to other interexchange carriers at rates that Verizon did not offer to Qwest