A coalition of advocacy groups and lawmakers urged the Federal Trade Commission to hold companies accountable as online harms against people of color and women proliferate.
What was going on in the Supreme Court’s opinion in West Virginia v. EPA? Everyone has a sense the new “major questions doctrine” will create problems for the antitrust agencies. But what kinds of problems exactly?
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Even before the Federal Trade Commission launched its sweeping, ambitious hearings on competition and consumer protection in the 21st century, skeptics expressed some misgivings.
As Election Day nears, the battle for control of Congress attracts the klieg lights, but at the state level, the races for attorneys general also are getting more play because of the power these...
Privacy is talked about a lot on Capitol Hill, in state legislatures and other venues. But one place where the issue doesn’t come up often is on the campaign trail.
Although much of the press coverage surrounding the late Senator John McCain lauded his defense and foreign policy work, he was quite active in the consumer protection realm and the oversight of...
In 2016, the Federal Trade Commission won a $1.3 billion fine against the payday lending operations of racecar driver Scott Tucker. It’s the agency’s largest ever litigated judgment.
Former Federal Trade Commission member Terrell McSweeny has joined Covington, a firm she says is “a good fit for someone like me who has a lot of government experience.”