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The Federal Trade Commission launched a rulemaking today aimed at combatting government and business impersonation fraud, a pernicious and prevalent problem that has grown worse during the pandemic. Impersonators use all methods of communication to trick their targets into trusting that they are...
Today, Federal Trade Commission Chair Lina M. Khan announced that an open meeting of the Commission will be held virtually on Thursday, December 16, 2021. The open meeting will begin at 1pm ET and will be preceded by a time for members of the public to address the Commission.The following items...
The Federal Trade Commission has announced an agenda for its upcoming virtual workshop regarding competition in labor markets.
The Federal Trade Commission issued its Fiscal Year 2021 Agency Financial Report, which describes the agency’s strong fiscal management and key program performance during the past year. The report highlights the FTC’s accomplishments in furtherance of its missions to protect consumers and promote...
Maribeth Petrizzi, the FTC Bureau of Competition’s Assistant Director of the Compliance Division, received a 2021 Roger W. Jones Award for Executive Leadership presented by the American University’s Key Executive Leadership Programs. For more than four decades, the award has recognized career...
The Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice Antitrust Division will host a virtual workshop on Dec. 6 and 7 to discuss efforts to promote competitive labor markets and worker mobility. “Making Competition Work: Promoting Competition in Labor Markets,” will bring together lawyers,...
The Federal Trade Commission announced that it is restoring its long-established practice of routinely restricting future acquisitions for merging parties that pursue anticompetitive mergers.
Bad actors who prey on older Americans should be stopped in their tracks, and today, the Federal Trade Commission is testifying before the Senate Special Committee on Aging on our work to protect older adults and ensure that these predators face consequences.
Federal Trade Commission Chair Lina M. Khan issued the following statement regarding the White House nomination of Alvaro Bedoya to serve as an FTC Commissioner: “Congratulations to Alvaro Bedoya on his nomination. Alvaro’s expertise on surveillance and data security and his longstanding commitment...
The Federal Trade Commission is adjusting its process for reviewing mergers to deal with a surge in merger filings.
The Federal Trade Commission testified before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce on legislation to modify the FTC’s authority and address other pressing issues facing the agency.
The Federal Trade Commission voted in an open Commission meeting to rescind a 1995 policy statement that made it more difficult and burdensome to deter problematic mergers and acquisitions. The 1995 Policy Statement on Prior Approval and Prior Notice Provisions ended the Commission’s longstanding...

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