ANTITRUST POLICY

ANTITRUST POLICY

ANTITRUST POLICY

Amendments

FTC: exercise authority relative to mergers under certain antitrust legislation and only in the same procedural manner as the Dept. of Justice exercises such authority (H.R. 5645), H3855 [9MY]

——— exercise authority relative to mergers under certain antitrust legislation and only in the same procedural manner as the Dept. of Justice exercises such authority (H.R. 5645), consideration (H. Res. 872), H3794 [8MY]

Bills and resolutions

Business and industry: clarify that acquisitions that tend to create a monopsony violate certain antitrust laws (see H.R. 5630), H3705 [26AP]

——— prohibit consideration of spurious economic efficiencies to justify anticompetitive mergers (see H.R. 5642), H3706 [26AP]

Courts: eliminate mandatory arbitration clauses in employment, consumer, civil rights, and antitrust cases (see S. 2591), S1947 [22MR]

FCC: issue merger review decisions on transfer of control or assignment of any license or authorization expeditiously (see S. 2847), S2679 [15MY]

FTC: exercise authority relative to mergers under certain antitrust legislation and only in the same procedural manner as the Dept. of Justice exercises such authority (see S. 2847), S2679 [15MY] (see H.R. 5645), H3741 [27AP]

——— exercise authority relative to mergers under certain antitrust legislation and only in the same procedural manner as the Dept. of Justice exercises such authority (H.R. 5645), consideration (see H. Res. 872), H3781 [7MY]

——— permit voluntary economic activity by limiting enforcement of antitrust laws (see S. 2491), S1338 [5MR]

News media: provide a temporary safe harbor from antitrust laws for publishers of online content to collectively negotiate with dominant online platforms about terms on which their content may be distributed (see H.R. 5190), H1475 [7MR]

Motions

FTC: exercise authority relative to mergers under certain antitrust legislation and only in the same procedural manner as the Dept. of Justice exercises such authority (H.R. 5645), H3856 [9MY]

Remarks in House

FTC: ensure mergers involving pharmaceutical companies do not lead to increases in prescription drug prices, H3856, H3857 [9MY]

——— exercise authority relative to mergers under certain antitrust legislation and only in the same procedural manner as the Dept. of Justice exercises such authority (H.R. 5645), H3851–H3857 [9MY]

——— exercise authority relative to mergers under certain antitrust legislation and only in the same procedural manner as the Dept. of Justice exercises such authority (H.R. 5645), consideration (H. Res. 872), H3790–H3797 [8MY]

——— exercise authority relative to mergers under certain antitrust legislation and only in the same procedural manner as the Dept. of Justice exercises such authority (H.R. 5645), motion to recommit, H3856, H3857 [9MY]

Reports filed

Consideration of H.R. 5645, Standard Merger and Acquisition Reviews Through Equal Rules Act: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 872) (H. Rept. 115–664), H3781 [7MY]

Texts of

H. Res. 872, consideration of H.R. 5645, Standard Merger and Acquisition Reviews Through Equal Rules Act, H.R. 2152, Citizens’ Right To Know Act, S.J. Res. 57, disapprove Consumer Financial Protection Bureau rule on indirect auto lending, H3790 [8MY]

H.R. 5645, Standard Merger and Acquisition Reviews Through Equal Rules Act, H3851 [9MY]