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The Federal Trade Commission submitted to Congress its Fiscal Year 2022 budget request, in support of the President’s FY 2022 budget for the federal government. The budget request also includes the FY 2022 Budget Overview Statement, Performance Plan for FY 2021 and FY 2022, and Performance Report...
Following a hearing in the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation last month, Federal Trade Commission Acting Chairwoman Rebecca Kelly Slaughter reaffirmed the need to restore the FTC’s ability to return money unlawfully taken from consumers.  Acting Chairwoman Slaughter wrote...
Names Austin King Associate General Counsel for New Rulemaking Group Hires Gaurav Laroia as Attorney-Advisor for Consumer Protection Federal Trade Commission Acting Chairwoman Rebecca Kelly Slaughter announced that she has selected Austin King to be the Associate General Counsel for Rulemaking....
In testimony before the Senate Commerce Committee, the Federal Trade Commission updated lawmakers on its efforts to combat scams and address other consumer issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic, while urging lawmakers to ensure the agency has the authority it needs to prohibit illegal conduct and...
Acting Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Rebecca Kelly Slaughter announced that she has appointed Marta E. Wosińska as Director of the FTC’s Bureau of Economics.
FTC will reinvigorate rulemaking authority to level the playing field for consumers and businesses New group in Office of the General Counsel will help build Commission’s rulemaking capacity and agenda for unfair or deceptive practices and unfair methods of competition
Acting Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Rebecca Kelly Slaughter announced that she has appointed Lindsay Kryzak as Director of the agency’s Office of Public Affairs.“Especially during a pandemic, communicating with the public in clear and efficient ways about the FTC’s work is vital to the...
Acting Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Rebecca Kelly Slaughter issued the following statement regarding the White House nomination of Lina Khan to serve as an FTC Commissioner:“I congratulate Lina Khan on her nomination. Her creative energy, groundbreaking antitrust work, and passion for the...
Acting Chairwoman vows to strongly enforce existing antitrust law to protect Americans from rising monopoly power and anticompetitive mergers Agency will prioritize deterrence and rulemaking to promote more competitive markets for consumers, workers, and entrepreneurs Slaughter supports...
Rebecca Kelly Slaughter, designated Acting Chair of the Federal Trade Commission by President Joseph R. Biden on January 21, today unveiled a number of interim leadership changes. “I am enormously grateful to these talented members of the FTC team for being willing to offer their services as we...
President Joseph R. Biden designated Rebecca Kelly Slaughter as Acting Chair of the Federal Trade Commission. Slaughter has served as a Commissioner since May 2018.“I am deeply honored and grateful to lead an agency that is critical to helping the U.S. economy get back on its feet and function more...

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