The Federal Trade Commission’s rulemaking on non-compete agreements faces legal obstacles but could reap political and public policy benefits even if it’s struck down in court.
It’s an unusual legal story that involves international chess tournaments, the Twombly standard for pleading collusion, Arthur Schopenhauer, and radio-controlled vibrating sex devices — all at the same time. But this is such a story.
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The antennae of government agencies are abuzz, and developments are coming fast and furious in the privacy and information security arenas, according to participants at a recent American Bar...
It’s time for companies to step up to the plate and deal head on with consumer privacy problems.
Companies that collect debts – either for themselves or for others – and do so in a shady manner found themselves in the crosshairs of two federal consumer watchdogs last week.
Apple wasted little time in saying it will appeal U.S. District Court Judge Denise Cote’s recent 159-page ruling that it had participated in a conspiracy with five book publishers to raise e-book...
What are the odds? Not good when it comes to beating the house at a casino. But gamblers have a new friend in Washington to ease the pain of their losses.
As one of the limited number of people at the FTC with substantial experience in both of its litigating bureaus, I sometimes watched valuable opportunities slip away because the two bureaus did not...
August 18-20, 2013 – FTC Commissioners Julie Brill and Joshua Wright are both scheduled to speak at the Technology Policy Institute’s Aspen Forum at the St. Regis Aspen Resort in Aspen, Colorado....
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