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Staples, Office Depot Say They Won’t Gouge FTC Tattlers

Law360, Washington (December 17, 2015, 7:17 PM EST) -- Staples and Office Depot on Thursday slammed the Federal Trade Commission’s decision to keep secret the identities of big-name clients that warned of price-hikes following plans for a $6.3 billion merger, telling a D.C. judge the agency is overblowing fears of retaliation by the suppliers.

The FTC has so far refused to fully hand over names of companies that testified against the merger, citing concerns Staples and Office Depot will react by cutting off business partnerships or raising prices. But according to Staples’ attorney, Diane P....
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