Tag archive for ‘FTC’
Vered Weiss On Friday, February 6th, 2015

Staples Renewed Bid to Buy Office Depot: It’s Not 1 Stapler But 10, 000 Staplers

Staples is making yet another attempt to take over rival Office Depot with a $6.5 billion bid after the tie up was rejected by the FTC in 1996. A merger may be expected to pass muster with regulators this time, More...

Reuters On Monday, December 29th, 2014

For Qualcomm, China settlement may be just the beginning

– The settlement of China’s anti-trust probe into Qualcomm Inc is likely to intensify global scrutiny of the firm’s highly profitable patent licensing business, and may even call into question 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 Monday, October 13th, 2014

Herbalife Bans Distributor Websites

In an effort to make the company less vulnerable to charges made by Bill Ackman of Pershing Square that it is nothing more than a pyramid scheme, Herbalife is banning distributors’ websites starting More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, October 6th, 2014

Herbalife Hires Former FTC Commissioner to Prove It is Kosher

Okay, despite the headline, this has nothing to do with whether Herbalife’s actual products are kosher. For that, you would need to ask a rabbi. But activist short-seller Bill Ackman has been waging More...

US Federal Trade Commission examines the Google-Waze acquisition

– – / By Jewish Business News Correspondent / According to “The New York Post”  the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will examine whether the acquisition of  Waze, the Israeli navigation More...

Clive Minchom On Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

Former Federal Trade Commission Chairman Jon Leibowitz Joins Top US Law Firm

–  Jon Leibowitz / Getty – /By Clive Minchom/ International law firm Davis Polk & Wardwell announced today in Washington D.C. That Jon Leibowitz, former Chairman of the Government’s More...

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