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Revised HSR Thresholds 2015

By Joseph C. Marrow

On January 15, 2015, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued its annual press release announcing revised jurisdictional thresholds for 2015 in connection with reportable transactions under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (HSR Act).  203 more words

Acquisitions

Climate Scientists Can't See The Future, But Orwell Could

“films, football, beer and above all, gambling filled up the horizon of their minds. To keep them in control was not difficult.”

― George Orwell, 1984

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It's really scary how accurate he was except for the timing, add 40 years to 1984 and he would be right on!

When will the debt ax fall?

“We don’t expect an increase to be needed before the summer, and it could go quite some time beyond that,” Akabas said. “It’s hard to put an exact figure on it.”

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Economy

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I think it will take some outside event not internal such as the growing threat of the BRIC's monetary policies that will soon adversely effect the dollar.

Publix and the Impact of the Family Dollar-Dollar Tree Merger

Family Dollar has agreed to be bought by Dollar Tree, and even while they add more foods to their lineup, the impact on Publix will be minimal says one analyst.  36 more words

Shopping Centers/Retailers

There’s a Wrinkle in Your Advertising Claims: L’Oréal Settles with the FTC

L’Oreal’s Deceptive Advertising

The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) accused L’Oréal of making deceptive advertising claims regarding the benefits of two of its product lines. L’Oréal claimed that its Génifique facial skincare products were “clinically proven” to “[b]oost genes’ activity and stimulate the production of youth proteins” that would cause “visibly rejuvenated skin in just 7 days” and would provide results to specific percentages of users. 215 more words

Fashion Industry

Supreme Court Malfeasance

By Alan Caruba ~

Over the course of its history the Supreme Court has made some very bad decisions and the decision to declare abortion legal ranks high among them. 880 more words

Public Opinion

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And it should be no surprise that as this transformation in society occurred the country has stopped growing economically and is now in decline by any messure.

Not coming to a theater near you. Hillary, the Movie.

Hillary Clinton

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A good summary of the the various misdeeds of the woman who wants to be the first American female president. After the disaster of the first American Black president I'm not sure I want another first, especially this one! [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1mYW5nmS9ps?feature=player_embedded&w=640&h=360]