Dispute over competition regulation seen as debate over democracy

The link between market competition and democracy is creating an intellectual tug-of-war between progressives and their conservative counterparts.

Neill Averitt

The great fashion-model conspiracy

The antitrust profession thinks of labor cases as a recent policy innovation. But on the important topic of wage collusion, they date back several decades, at least to the Federal Trade Commission’s memorable case against the great fashion-model conspiracy of 1993.

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State Attorneys General confer about drones and privacy

Each week brings another weird story about a drone popping up someplace or another. In January, a federal government employee crash-landed a “micro-drone” on the White House lawn at 3 a.m.,...

FTC:WATCH book launch set for March 16

The publication of an FTC:WATCH book chronicling the history of the Federal Trade Commission to coincide with the agency’s 100th anniversary will be celebrated at a March 16 reception.

In dental board case, Supreme Court requires, but doesn't clearly define, active supervision

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Wright pledges to push for FTC vote defining Section 5 next week

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Wright criticizes FTC for not protecting its regulatory turf

Federal Trade Commission member Joshua Wright criticized Chairwoman Edith Ramirez for not protecting its regulatory turf by taking issue with the Federal Communications Commission’s proposal on net...

Section 5 front and center at law-firm conference

A roomful of lawyers were treated to a lively abstract and concrete discussion on the enforcement of the Federal Trade Commission Act on Thursday, in a conference sponsored by BakerHostetler. The...