U.S. legislative proposals could undermine U.S. economic and security interests and strengthen foreign rivals without any apparent benefit to U.S. consumers.
Antitrust laws ensure competition in free and open markets, which is the foundation of any vibrant, diverse, and dynamic economy. Healthy market competition benefits consumers through lower prices, higher quality products and services, more choices, and greater innovation. The Chamber advocates for antitrust laws that benefit all consumers and businesses and do not target specific companies or industries.
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Recent European Union (EU) merger developments raise concerns for both European and non-European businesses and consumers, and the ability of national governments to regulate events that affect their local economies.
The Federal Trade Commission’s Section 5 guidance will discourage competition and damage America’s competitiveness.
The costs of the FTC’s regulate first, ask questions later agenda are becoming clear. Under current leadership, mergers cost more, take longer, and have become less certain.
This timeline shows the ways in which Chairwoman Khan has moved to silence dissent at the FTC and consolidated power in ways that call into question the independence of the agency.
In a new policy statement defining unfair methods of competition, the FTC is actually set on declaring it illegal for companies to compete in ways that help consumers.
Given the massive potential for growth, U.S. and Indian policymakers should work to expand a healthy dialogue on trade in digital goods and services between our two nations
Findings from a new study should affect the Biden Administration’s approach to labor markets, particularly its efforts to use antitrust law as a tool to break up large employers in the name of raising wages.
Leadership at FTC has stifled dissent, pushed out senior staffers, overruled experienced employees, and prepared a reckless privacy rulemaking that some alumni warned could cripple support for the agency in Congress and the courts, quite possibly leading to the end of the FTC as we know it.
The Supreme Court will soon hear oral argument in Axon v. FTC, a case that raises the question of whether a defendant can challenge the constitutionality of the FTC’s structure directly in federal district court, without first wading through these cumbersome administrative processes.