Speeches

Opening Remarks

Federal Trade Commission 90th Anniversary Symposium

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By: 
Deborah Platt Majoras, Former Chairman

Good morning. It is my great pleasure to welcome you to our celebration of the 90th anniversary of the Federal Trade Commission.

In our daily routine, the urgency to address the immediate crisis or deadline generally presses us to focus on the present, with an occasional glimpse at the future. This week, however, we have chosen to reflect extensively on the past.

Opening Remarks

Workshop on Protecting Consumer Interests in Class Actions

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By: 
Deborah Platt Majoras, Former Chairman

Good Morning and welcome to the Federal Trade Commission’s workshop on Protecting Consumer Interests in Class Actions.

I would like to extend a special welcome to our fellow enforcers in the states and also recognize our distinguished members of the judiciary who are with us today:

Statement

Regarding the Bureau of Economics Staff Study "The Petroleum Industry: Mergers, Structural Change, and Antitrust Enforcement"

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Statement of Commissioner Mozelle W. Thompson Concerning the FTC's Merger Enforcement Actions in the Oil Industry

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By: 
Mozelle W. Thompson, Former Commissioner

Last week, Chairman Muris issued a statement in his capacity as an individual member of the Commission to criticize a recent GAO report on petroleum industry mergers.

Advertising Issues Before the Federal Trade Commission

Remarks before the 2004 Joint Government Affairs Conference, Sponsored by the American Advertising Federation, the Association of National Advertisers, and the American Association of Advertising Agencies

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By: 
Orson Swindle, Former Commissioner

It is a pleasure to be here today to discuss consumer protection issues currently before the Federal Trade Commission. Let me start by mentioning that my remarks this morning reflect solely my views and do not necessarily represent the views of the Commission or any other Commissioner.

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