A Boston federal jury ruled against a former Ropes & Gray LLP associate who alleged the law firm retaliated when he complained of racial discrimination after failing to make partner, the National Law Journal reported.
As the Federal Communications Commission gets a new chairman, probably this month, the agency faces historic resistance from the companies it is meant to regulate. The giant companies that sell access to the Internet are working on multiple fronts to ensure that no regulator has any real authority over them.
U.S. Federal Trade Commission Chairman Jon Leibowitz took time away from a Southern California technology conference to dine with a senior executive at Google Inc., the subject of an intensifying government antitrust probe.
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission said drug-company deals that delayed the introduction of cheaper generic medicines rose 63 percent last year as the agency presses Congress and the courts to limit the settlements.
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to take up a multibillion-dollar fight between the drug industry and federal antitrust enforcers, a case that may determine how quickly low-price generic medicines reach the market.
The U.S. is probing the possibility of anticompetitive practices in the e-book industry, Sharis Pozen, the acting chief of the U.S. Justice Department’s antitrust division told a House committee in Washington yesterday.