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New FTC team to face combustible issues from Equifax to Facebook probes

News that the Senate had confirmed five members of the Federal Trade Commission had been long expected, but it still brought much relief to the antitrust and consumer protection communities.

Finally, the endless speculation about what to expect from the new slate of commissioners will end, as Joseph Simons, the new chairman, will quickly set out his priorities, including his choices for key posts in the agency.

Ironically, by ignoring the commission and leaving it to operate in unprecedented fashion — with just two of five...

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