Dealmakers, Beware: The Ftc Is Showing Its Teeth

With a GOP Congress hot to slash regs and Bill Clinton eager to renew his New Democrat credentials, Washington regulators are keeping a low profile. Except at the Federal Trade Commission, that is. Under the aggressive new leadership of Chairman Robert Pitofsky, the FTC is stopping some megadeals in their tracks and sending a chill through corporations in the throes of merger mania.

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