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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An unusual sound can be heard on Capitol Hill these days. Amid the cacophony of partisan potshots, there is talk of a real chance that data breach legislation can win passage and enactment this year.
Like perennially frustrated fans of the beleaguered Chicago Cubs, supporters of patent reform who were upset by last year’s failure to pass a bill said “wait till next year.’’
The conventional wisdom never held much appeal for Henry Manne.
The Federal Trade Commission is turning to comic books—graphic novels—to provide tips on fighting fraud to Spanish-speaking consumers, who are especially vulnerable to scammers.
Major League Baseball officials couldn’t resist doing a little chest thumping recently in response to a ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit that dismissed the City of San...
The traditional ocean-shipping cartels are back in the news again, but this time it may be their swan song.
If California Attorney General Kamala Harris wins a Senate seat next year, she will join a small, but growing, club within a club.
In a long-awaited report, the Federal Trade Commission this week urged companies that make and sell Internet-related products to be conservative about the data they collect and to be careful about...
Even as LabMD vigorously defends itself against a lawsuit brought by the Federal Trade Commission that alleges it failed to protect patients’ sensitive information, the cancer testing company also...
The Justice Department’s antitrust division collected $1.861 billion in criminal fines and penalties from prosecutions in the fiscal year that ended on September 30, 2014. That total marked one of...
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Tax-identity theft is soaring, the Federal Trade Commission says, and a number of government agencies have come together to try to highlight the extent of the problem and warn consumers how to...
The Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission will hold a two-day, joint workshop on February 24 and 25 to examine the state of competition in the U.S. health care arena.
FTC’s Peter Miller joins Crowell & Moring
January 30 — FTC Commissioner Julie Brill will address the New York City Chief Privacy Officers Roundtable. Contact Todd Ruback at email@example.com.
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