Tag archive for ‘Federal Trade Commission’
Jewish Business News On Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

Billionaire Blavatnik to Pay $656, 000 to Settle FTC Charges for US stock violations

  Billionaire Len Blavatnik has agreed to pay $656, 000 in civil penalties to resolve Federal Trade Commission allegations that he violated federal premerger reporting laws by failing to report voting More...

Niva Goldberg On Thursday, July 16th, 2015

Mylan battles against Teva takeover: US consumer groups oppose merger

“A takeover of Mylan by Teva is a bad deal for consumers, ” claim. US consumer organizations that have jointly written to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) demanding that it block the Teva-Mylan More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Uber Could Get Up to $1 Billion From New Chinese Investor

– – Ahead of its plans for an IPO, Uber is lining up some big investments from new Chines backers, the Wall Street Journal Reports. Chinese fund manager Hillhouse Capital Group is heading an More...

Niva Goldberg On Thursday, May 28th, 2015

Teva Settles Cephalon Case With FTC for $1.2 Billion Over block generic drug competition

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. has agreed to pay $1.2 billion in a settlement with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC), resolving claims that Cephalon Inc. blocked generic drug competition. Teva acquired More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

Is Barry Diller Right about Google’s Plan to Dominate the World of Search?

  Barry Diller of Expedia complained 5 years ago that Google was using manipulative tactics to beef up its presence on its own searches, and the European Commission seems to agree with him, or at least More...

Reuters On Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

Dollar General may have to shut more than 4, 000 stores: NY Post

– Dollar General Corp may need to divest more than 4, 000 stores to win approval from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission for its acquisition of Family Dollar Stores Inc , the New York Post reported, More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

Herbalife Settles, Bill Ackman Is Smiling

  Herbalife settled a lawsuit with a former California distributor who claimed that the company was a pyramid scheme that did not let him make a profit, according to Bloomberg. The Federal Trade Commission, More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

Bill Ackman Slams Allergan’s “Scorched Earth Policy” In Its Newest Lawsuit

–   Allergan’s newest strategy to fend off a $51 billion hostile takeover bid from Valeant Pharmaceuticals involves filing a suit in a California court. The Botox manufacturer claims that Pershing More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Sunday, June 15th, 2014

Facebook Breaks Its Own Promise In New Move to Track Its Users’ Internet Histories

– Facebook is breaking a promise that it made three years ago in regards to “spying” on its users’ web browsing.   – – People may have a new reason to stop using Mark Zuckerberg’s More...

Stanley Green On Sunday, April 13th, 2014

FBI maybe investigating Herbalife for unethical marketing practices. Bill Ackman pleased

– Ackman’s shares in Herbalife plummeted by 14% in just two hours as the market closed for the weekend. – – William ‘Bill‘ Ackman, billionaire owner of Pershing Square Capital More...

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