DOJ, FTC Gear Up For Single-Conduct Hearings

Law360, New York (May 24, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- After months of courting the private sector for comment, the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission are preparing to kick off a series of public hearings on how best to revise agency procedures aimed at identifying anti-competitive exclusionary conduct.

The meetings, to be held in Washington, D.C. from June to December, will specifically examine single-firm conduct under federal antitrust laws, considering such issues as product tying and bundling, exclusive dealing and predatory pricing, among others.

Since March, the agencies have been soliciting public...
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