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FTC Signs Memorandum of Understanding With Canadian Agency To Strengthen Cooperation on Do Not Call, Spam Enforcement
At the signing of the MOU with the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), FTC Chairwoman Ramirez said, “As we see more cross-border fraud, we must often rely on our enforcement partners around the world to help protect U.S. consumers. This agreement will enhance cooperation with the CRTC as we work together to combat illegal telemarketing and spam.”
International Competition Network Marks Its Fifteenth Annual Conference Promoting International Convergence and Cooperation
At its annual meeting, the International Competition Network (ICN) approved new guidance related to merger remedies, agency assessment and performance measurement, cartel investigative powers, market studies, competition agency ethics programs, and advocacy to the business community, the Federal...
FTC Office of Policy Planning Deputy Director Provides Testimony about Competition in the Pet Medications Industry before House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade
Testifying on behalf of the Federal Trade Commission before a subcommittee of the U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Energy and Commerce, Tara Koslov, Deputy Director of the FTC’s Office of Policy Planning, described the state of competition in the pet medications industry, as well as the...
FTC Charges Education Lead Generator with Tricking Job Seekers by Claiming to Represent Hiring Employers
In the agency’s first enforcement action against an education lead generator, operators of Gigats.com have agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that the company claimed it was “pre-screening” job applicants for hiring employers when it was actually gathering information for other...
Supplier of High-Performance Polymer for Medical Implants Settles FTC Charges that It Monopolized Sales to World’s Largest Medical Device Makers
A company that supplies some of the world’s largest medical device makers with a high-performance polymer used to make spinal and other medical implants has agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that it violated federal antitrust law by using long-term exclusive contracts to maintain...
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