The Federal Trade Commission denied a request by Meta Platforms Inc. to bar Lina Khan, the commission’s chairwoman, from an antitrust case challenging its proposed acquisition of a virtual-reality startup.
Six class actions alleging Overby-Seawell Co. and KeyBank NA negligently failed to protect the personal financial information of bank customers in connection with a July 2022 data breach will be consolidated in federal court in Georgia, the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation said.
Major hedge funds have been asked by US regulators to review certain employees’ personal mobile phones as part of a mushrooming probe into Wall Street’s use of unofficial messaging platforms like WhatsApp to conduct business.
The US government may never get a better chance to rein in Google. Its lawsuit to break the company’s chokehold on the digital advertising market was more than a decade in the making and will set the tone for antitrust enforcement for years to come.