The Federal Trade Commission has issued its Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 Performance and Accountability Report. The report shows American taxpayers how the FTC has managed its resources, highlights major accomplishments in fulfilling the FTC’s two core goals of protecting consumers and promoting...
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Matters Open for Comment
Below is a listing of matters for which the Commission is currently accepting public comments. Matters are listed in chronological order by comment submission deadline.
With the agency’s 100th anniversary just around the corner, we’re giving the public an updated FTC.gov. The revised site provides better access to information about us and our efforts to protect consumers and promote competition.
When we designed the site, we listened to advice from...
RELATED TESTIMONY: Prepared Statement of the Federal Trade Commission On "The FTC At 100: Where Do We Go From Here?" (December 3, 2013)
The Federal Trade Commission testified before Congress on the agency’s long track record of protecting consumers and promoting competition in the U.S. economy, as well as the agency’s ongoing work and future challenges as it approaches its 100th anniversary next year.
The Federal Trade Commission provided Congress with an update on the agency’s work to consolidate FTC staff currently housed in its two leased Washington D.C. satellite office locations into the Constitution Center building at 7th and D Streets SW.
The Federal Trade Commission today launched a redesigned FTC.gov website that’s easier to use and reader friendly on tablets and smart phones. Users can now sort FTC cases, early termination notices for merger investigations, advocacy filings and other documents by date, type, and more.
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The Open Government Initiative lays out the Obama Administration plan to usher in a new era of open and accountable government that will bridge the gap between the American people and their government. The core values of this initiative are:
Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez announced the appointments of Latanya Sweeney as the agency’s Chief Technologist and Andrea Matwyshyn as a Senior Policy Advisor on privacy and data security issues.
Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez announced three appointments to leadership positions in the agency.
“It’s gratifying to have such great additions to the FTC’s leadership team,” Ramirez said. “I know they will assist the agency in advancing its mission on behalf of American...
Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez announced today that Howard Shelanski, Director of the Bureau of Economics, is departing the agency today to become the Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory affairs in the Office of Management and Budget, a position to which...
THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
THE GOVERNMENT OF THE FEDERATIVE REPUBLIC OF BRAZIL
REGARDING COOPERATION BETWEEN THEIR COMPETITION AUTHORITIES IN THE ENFORCEMENT OF THEIR COMPETITION LAWS
The Government of the United States of America and...
The Government of the United States of America
The Government of the United Mexican States
Regarding the Application of Their Competition Laws
The Government of the United States of America and the Government of the United Mexican States (hereinafter...
AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE GOVERNMENT OF AUSTRALIA ON MUTUAL ANTITRUST ENFORCEMENT ASSISTANCEThe Government of the United States of America and the Government of Australia (individually a "Party" or collectively the "Parties"), desiring...
Lists of Privacy Act Systems of Records Currently Maintained by the FTC
An institution with a long history should pause from time to time to take stock. This serves several important purposes. It helps the agency review where it has been, discern the general trajectory of thought over the years, identify the issues of enduring importance, and refine its...