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  • WASHINGTON, March 13- A veteran of the Obama administration's Agriculture Department, Lillian Salerno, is under consideration to fill the empty Democratic seat on the Federal Trade Commission, which enforces antitrust law and investigates scams. While at the Agriculture Department, Salerno worked on the opioid epidemic and on an initiative on promoting...

  • WASHINGTON, March 13- A veteran of the Obama administration's Agriculture Department, Lillian Salerno, is under consideration to fill the empty Democratic seat on the Federal Trade Commission, which enforces antitrust law and investigates scams. While at the Agriculture Department, Salerno worked on the opioid epidemic and on an initiative on promoting...

  • WASHINGTON, March 13- A veteran of the Obama administration's Agriculture Department, Lillian Salerno, is under consideration to fill the empty Democratic seat on the Federal Trade Commission, which enforces antitrust law and investigates scams. While at the Agriculture Department, Salerno worked on the opioid epidemic and on an initiative on promoting...

  • WASHINGTON, March 13- A veteran of the Obama administration's Agriculture Department, Lillian Salerno, is under consideration to fill the empty Democratic seat on the Federal Trade Commission, which enforces antitrust law and investigates scams. While at the Agriculture Department, Salerno worked on the opioid epidemic and on an initiative on promoting...

  • WASHINGTON, March 13- A veteran of the Obama administration's Agriculture Department, Lillian Salerno, is under consideration to fill the empty Democratic seat on the Federal Trade Commission, which enforces antitrust law and investigates scams. While at the Agriculture Department, Salerno worked on the opioid epidemic and on an initiative on promoting...

  • WASHINGTON, March 13- A veteran of the Obama administration's Agriculture Department, Lillian Salerno, is under consideration to fill the empty Democratic seat on the Federal Trade Commission, which enforces antitrust law and investigates scams. While at the Agriculture Department, Salerno worked on the opioid epidemic and on an initiative on promoting...

  • March 3- More U.S. consumers complained about imposter scams than identity theft for the first time in 2016, as fraudsters relied more on the phone and less on email to find victims, the Federal Trade Commission said on Friday. The FTC attributed the rise in impostor scam complaints to more fraudsters pretending to be trustworthy government officials, like from...

  • NEW YORK, March 1- U.S. regulators on Wednesday blocked some Obama administration rules on the eve of implementation, regulations that would have subjected broadband providers to stricter scrutiny than web sites face to protect customers' private data. The decision will "provide time" for the FCC and the Federal Trade Commission to devise "a comprehensive and...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 7- The U.S. Federal Trade Commission filed a complaint against Shire ViroPharma on Tuesday, accusing it of abusing government processes in order to fend off generic competition to its antibiotic Vancocin HCI, the agency said in a statement. The company filed repeated and "unsupported filings" with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration between...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 6- The Center for Auto Safety and five other groups filed a lawsuit against the Federal Trade Commission on Monday for allowing used cars to be advertised as "certified" or safe despite being the target of an outstanding safety recall. The FTC reached an agreement in January 2016 with General Motors Co and two dealership companies, Jim Koons...

  • Google CEO Sundar Pichai

    Shares of Alphabet under-preformed the broader tech sector Monday following a report that the company is drawing antitrust scrutiny within Trump's team.

  • The Federal Trade Commission had asked the company for information months ago as part of a preliminary investigation, a company spokesperson said in an email. Mylan has come under fire for raising the price of a pair of EpiPens to $600 from $100 in 2008 and listing it with Medicaid as a generic product even though it is listed with the U.S. Food and Drug...

  • Bloom on Google: A lot of basis to bring an antitrust case

    Youssef Squali, Cantor Fitzgerald managing director, and Seth Bloom, Bloom Strategic Counsel president and founder, weigh in on Google amid antitrust concerns.

  • Mylan denies it illegally tried to prevent competition

    In an official statement, Mylan denies it illegally tried to prevent competition. CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 26- Apple Inc's new legal assault on Qualcomm in the United States and China reflects its conclusion that regulators are unlikely to put an end to what it considers the chip maker's unfair business practices, analysts said. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission sued Qualcomm over the practice on Jan. 17. President Donald Trump named FTC...

  • The U.S. Federal Trade Commission and Apple Inc have sued Qualcomm accusing it of resorting to "anticompetitive" tactics to maintain a monopoly over chips used in smartphones. Apple also filed a lawsuit against Qualcomm in Beijing on Wednesday, alleging that the chip supplier abused its clout and is seeking 1 billion yuan in damages. "Apple's attack on...

  • The U.S. Federal Trade Commission and Apple Inc have sued Qualcomm accusing it of resorting to "anticompetitive" tactics to maintain a monopoly over chips used in smartphone. Apple also filed a lawsuit against Qualcomm in Beijing on Wednesday, alleging that the chip supplier abused its clout and is seeking 1 billion yuan in damages. South Korea's antitrust...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 25- Commissioner Maureen Ohlhausen, a Republican on the Federal Trade Commission, has been named the FTC's acting chairman, the agency said on Wednesday. In addition to Ohlhausen, the commission has two Democrats, outgoing Chairwoman Edith Ramirez who steps down early next month and Democrat Terrell McSweeny. The appointment was made by a White...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 25- Commissioner Maureen Ohlhausen, a Republican on the Federal Trade Commission, has been named the FTC's acting chairman, the agency said on Wednesday. In addition to Ohlhausen, the commission has two Democrats, outgoing Chairwoman Edith Ramirez who steps down in February and Democrat Terrell McSweeny. The appointment was made by a White House...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 25- Commissioner Maureen Ohlhausen, a Republican on the Federal Trade Commission, has been named the FTC's acting chairman, the agency said on Wednesday. In addition to Ohlhausen, the commission has two Democrats, outgoing Chairwoman Edith Ramirez who steps down in February and Democrat Terrell McSweeny. The appointment was made by a White House...