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The latest: Health Care Antitrust Enforcement Remains a Top Priority for New FTC Commissioners
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • May 4 2018

On April 27, 2018, the United States Senate confirmed President Trump’s five nominees for Commissioners of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Three

The State AG Report Weekly Update April 5, 2018
  • Cozen O'Connor
  • USA
  • April 5 2018

Democrat Constance Anastopoulo announced her campaign for South Carolina AG in 2018

Chairman Wheeler to Leave FCC Jan. 20
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • December 15 2016

Today, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler confirmed that he will resign effective January 20, 2017, Inauguration Day

House Passes GOP-Backed SMARTER ACT Aiming to Harmonize Merger Review Process for FTC and DOJ
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 4 2016

On March 23, 2016, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Standard Merger and Acquisition Reviews Through Equal Rules (SMARTER) Act by a vote

White House announces nominees for open FCC seats
  • Paul Weiss
  • USA
  • November 4 2011

The FCC appeared poised to gain its first full contingent of commissioners in months as President Obama on Tuesday nominated two former FCC staffersa Democrat and a Republicanto fill vacant seats at the agency. Ajit Pai, a Republican and former FCC deputy general counsel, has been appointed to assume the seat vacated by former FCC Commissioner Meredith Baker, who left the FCC in June to join Comcast.

House Committee votes to eliminate insurers’ federal antitrust exemption
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • October 22 2009

On October 21, the House Judiciary Committee voted to repeal health and medical malpractice insurers’ long-standing federal antitrust exemption.

Tate to cast deciding vote on Sirius-XM merger
  • Paul Weiss
  • USA
  • July 25 2008

FCC Commissioner Deborah Tate is poised to cast the final, deciding vote on the long-pending merger of XM and Sirius Satellite Radio, as both of the agency’s Democrats Commissioners Michael Copps and Jonathan Adelstein broke ranks with Republicans Robert McDowell and Chairman Kevin Martin, who have both voted for a draft order that would approve the $7.54 billion transaction with conditions outlined by Martin last month.

Study highlights benefits of Sirius-XM merger, as House lawmakers urge FCC to reject transaction
  • Paul Weiss
  • USA
  • June 22 2007

As the FCC’s 180-day “clock” on the Sirius-XM merger began to tick last week, Thomas Hazlett, a professor of economics at George Mason University and a former chief economist at the FCC, released a study showing that the $13 billion merger would enhance competition in the U.S. audio services market.

Andrew Procter
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP