WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced July 20 that Baxter International Inc. and Claris Lifesciences Limited will divest two types of pharmaceutical products to settle anti-competitive allegations related to Baxter’s proposed $625 million acquisition of Claris’ injectable drugs business.
Federal Trade Commission bureau directors weigh in on North Carolina legislation on real estate appraisers
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced on July 6 that the directors of the Federal Trade Commission’s Office of Policy Planning, Bureau of Competition and Bureau of Economics have issued a comment on the competitive impact of proposed legislation that would affect compensation for real estate appraisers in North Carolina.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The Federal Trade Commission announced July 11 that it has obtained court orders against two Maryland-based office supply operations that allegedly tricked small businesses, nonprofit organizations and other consumers into buying overpriced supplies they never actually ordered.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced July 3 that semiconductor manufacturer Broadcom Limited will establish a firewall to remedy FTC concerns related to its $5.9 billion acquisition of Brocade Communications Systems Inc. The FTC had alleged the acquisition would likely be anti-competitive.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced June 26 that retail fuel station and convenience store operator Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. (ACT) will divest up to 71 retail fuel stations with convenience stores to Empire Petroleum Partners before going through with its proposed $4.4 billion acquisition of competitor CST Brands Inc.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced June 28 that it is currently accepting public comments on an application by Grifols S.A., a manufacturer of plasma-derived drugs, to amend the terms of a manufacturing agreement that was part of a 2011 FTC-ordered divestiture.