Consumer Watchdog asked the FTC to halt Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods and argued that deceptive list prices make Amazon’s prices look like more of bargain than they are.
In late December 2015, the FTC authorized an action to block a proposed merger between Advocate Health Care Network and NorthShore University HealthSystem; two of the foremost providers of general acute inpatient hospital services in the North Shore area of Chicago, Illinois. Proposed Merger Would Create Largest Hospital System in North Shore Area The FTC’s […]
A routine part of FTC enforcement actions in federal court is the FTC’s use of witness declarations, which operate much the same as affidavits. Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1746 a party may submit an unsworn declaration in lieu of a sworn affidavit. A declaration, unlike an affidavit that is made under oath before a […]
U.S. District Court judge ruled in favor of the FTC in it’s attempt to stop the proposed merger between Sysco and US Foods. The merger is done.
The FTC has moved to challenge the proposed merger between Mentor, Steris Corp. and Synergy Health, which would see Steris acquire Synergy.
The FTC has announced that it has approved a $27.4 billion merger between cigarette barons Reynolds American Inc. and Lorillard Inc.
ProMedica Health System, Inc.’s bid to buy St. Luke’s Hospital has been dealt the final knockout blow by the U.S. Supreme Court.
H.J. Heinz and Kraft Foods Group Inc. recently announced a proposed merger between the two food giants. The deal is valued at approximately $45 billion.
The FTC has settled charges that Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.’s acquisition of competitor Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd. would likely be anti-competitive.
The FTC has announced that they were making a revision to their own Rules of Practice regarding how the agency challenges mergers.