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Lawmakers could strip FTC powers in response to Khan’s activist agenda

Federal Trade Commission Chair Lina Khan’s bold attempts to reshape the agency’s enforcement priorities could cause pushback from her adversaries on Capitol Hill.


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Split FTC may yield some actions

Even though the five-member Federal Trade Commission faces a 2-2 split between the parties until the likely confirmation of Alvaro Bedoya, there’s still a chance for some things to be accomplished.

Khan sheds light on tackling potential Tesla probe

Federal Trade Commission Chair Lina Khan offered insight into how she would address calls to investigate electric-vehicle maker Tesla’s alleged use of deceptive marketing tactics in a letter to...

On the Shelf: A roadmap for solving antitrust challenges in labor markets

The employee shortage in certain industries is why critics say the US has become more of a workers economy. But antitrust laws have made it harder for workers to make gains.

Consumer groups want to sue FTC over used car safety orders

Consumer groups are appealing a DC federal judge’s ruling that they can’t sue the Federal Trade Commission for letting used cars with pending recalls to be advertised as certified or safe.

Privacy Corner: A talk with advocate and rising star Hutson

Privacy lawyer and scholar Jevan Hutson’s initial research focused on dating platforms and ethical considerations that go into shaping architectures for intimacy.

Neil Averitt commentary: Public comments continue to foreshadow future FTC actions

Sometimes public comments to an agency are background noise, and other times they can give solid hints about future actions. So let’s check in on the latest developments.

FTC to hire John Kwoka, noted for work on antitrust remedies

Bedoya faces clutch of skeptical Republican senators

FTC, Congress seek new avenues to impose consumer protection fines

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