Congressional backers of giving the Federal Trade Commission more powers to recover ill-gotten gains will need a host of skills. But the most important one may be ensuring they can count to 60.
The Federal Trade Commission has long protected individual consumers from scams, but now it’s devoting more attention to scams that target businesses. This reflects a fundamental broadening of the agency’s sense of its mission.
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Not long into a one-hour interview, Federal Trade Commission member Rebecca Kelly Slaughter said the five commissioners have “very good personal relationships,” despite harsh ideological clashes in...
The Federal Trade Commission will have to be more precise when issuing guidance documents, won’t be able to use them to circumvent the rulemaking process and can’t ask judges to defer to the...
Ian Conner is quick to identify what he’s proudest of in his work as a deputy director of the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Competition.
Put Federal Trade Commission member Rebecca Kelly Slaughter in the camp of those who are deeply skeptical about the benefits of targeted advertising.
The Federal Trade Commission brought its first case against the developer of apps aimed at secretly tracking the movement and online activities of people.
US millennials, those 20 to 39 years old, may have spent more time online growing up than older adults, but they are far more likely to report losing money to online shopping scams, Federal Trade...
For most of the last 40 years, merger analysis spurned and ridiculed the notion that it might consider an acquisition’s effects on workers.
Fiona Scott Morton has started a program at Yale University to rigorously study the nexus between competition and economics.
T-Mobile and Sprint reached a critical milestone for their merger when the Federal Communications Commission approved the deal with a vote along party lines.
An antitrust investigation into BMW, Ford, Honda and Volkswagen related to California car-emissions standards was recommended by policy officials, not prosecutors, at the Department of Justice,...
A Twitter follower factory and a Texas cosmetics firm that pushed employees to write fake product reviews will be penalized for deceiving consumers, the Federal Trade Commission announced.
Former FTC litigator Loughlin joins Hogan Lovells
Nov. 8 — Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim is the keynote speaker at the Computer & Communications Industry Association’s second annual conference on “Challenges to Antitrust in a...
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