By John Eggerton, Multichannel News, 9-9-21

The Federal Trade Commission continues its move to more aggressively vet mergers in general and tech mergers in particular, signaling it will be releasing some data next week on tech mergers that have heretofore flown under the antitrust enforcement radar, and proposing other steps to boost its regulatory profile.

The latest signal came in the release of its agenda for the upcoming Sept. 15 public meeting, meetings that under new chair Lina Khan have begun to resemble those of the FCC, with its focus on regulation, rather than the FTC, which has traditionally functioned as an enforcement agency.  » Read More