“Oh, if I could but live another century and see the fruition of all the work for women. There is so much yet to be done.” – Suffragist Susan B. Anthony (1820-1906)
The consumer movement, trust-busting, the women’s movement, and the work of the FTC have traveled parallel (and often...
The Federal Trade Commission has submitted to Congress its Fiscal Year 2017 budget request, which includes the FY 2017 Budget Overview Statement, Performance Plan for FY 2016 and FY 2017, and Performance Report for FY 2015, as required under the Government Performance and Results and Modernization...
As part of the Federal Trade Commission’s systematic review of all current FTC rules and guides, the agency is announcing a modified 10-year regulatory review schedule.
The Federal Trade Commission has approved amending language in its Rules of Practice that applies to the collection of outstanding debts owed under FTC orders and judgments.
Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez has appointed Lorrie Faith Cranor as the agency’s Chief Technologist, succeeding Ashkan Soltani.
Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez has appointed Professor Ginger Zhe Jin as Director of its Bureau of Economics, succeeding Francine Lafontaine, who is returning to the University of Michigan. She has also named Alison Oldale as the Bureau’s Deputy Director for Antitrust.
The Federal Trade Commission’s Fiscal Year 2015 Agency Financial Report provides an overview of fiscal and key performance results that show how the agency has managed its resources. The report includes highlights from FTC programs, accomplishments in its missions of protecting consumers and...
Issue No. 15 - 46
For the week of November 9, 2015
(Meetings and agendas are subject to change)
HEARINGS/TESTIMONY BEFORE CONGRESS
(Dates and times are subject to change by Congress)
With a tinge of both nostalgia and anticipation, I am pleased to announce a number of management changes at the Bureau. As you may have heard, Deputy Director Steve Weissman will be returning to private practice shortly. Steve is heading back to Baker Botts, where he will help lead...
FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez will be the keynote speaker at the Seton Hall University Diversity Speaks Distinguished Speakers Series - Seton Hall Law School’s Diversity Council. Newark, NJ, 4 p.m. EDT.
FTC Commissioner Terrell McSweeny will be a panelist on “The FTC and Data Security” at the Privacy + Security Forum, George Washington Law School, Marvin Center, 800 21st Street NW, Washington DC, 11 a.m. EDT.