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FTC to Ramp Up Law Enforcement Against Illegal Repair Restrictions

The Federal Trade Commission today unanimously voted to ramp up law enforcement against repair restrictions that prevent small businesses, workers, consumers, and even

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Federal Trade Commission Withdraws Remaining Case against AbbVie after Supreme Court Decision Strips Consumers of Relief

After the Supreme Court declined to review a ruling from the Third Circuit that AbbVie used sham litigation to illegally maintain a monopoly, the Federal Trade Commission has withdrawn the remaining count in its complaint. “The Commission is deeply disappointed that we cannot compensate consumers...
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FTC Sends Nearly $2.3 Million in Refunds to People who Lost Money to Credit Card Debt Relief Schemes

The Federal Trade Commission is sending refund checks totaling nearly $2.3 million to people who lost money to credit card debt relief schemes. In a complaint announced in July 2019 , the FTC and the state of Ohio alleged Educare Centre Services, Inc. and Tripletel, Inc. made false and unfounded...
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FTC Obtains $450,000 Settlement in Tate’s Auto Group Case

The FTC reached an agreement with Richard Berry, the owner and manager of a group of bankrupt auto dealerships in Arizona and New Mexico, to resolve charges that he and the dealerships deceived consumers and falsified information on vehicle financing applications. Many of the affected consumers...
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FTC Testifies Before House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Legislation to Modify the Commission’s Authority and Address Challenges Facing the Agency

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. Testifying on behalf of the Commission, FTC Chair Lina M. Khan and...

Coming Events

Nov 4
District Of Columbia

Fourteenth Annual Federal Trade Commission Microeconomics Conference

The Federal Trade Commission's Bureau of Economics and the Tobin Center for Economic Policy at Yale University will host the 14th Annual FTC Microeconomics Conference on November 4 and 5, 2021 in Washington, D.C. This event will bring together scholars working in areas related to the...
Nov 5
District Of Columbia

Fourteenth Annual Federal Trade Commission Microeconomics Conference

The Federal Trade Commission's Bureau of Economics and the Tobin Center for Economic Policy at Yale University will host the 14th Annual FTC Microeconomics Conference on November 4 and 5, 2021 in Washington, D.C. This event will bring together scholars working in areas related to the...

Past Events

Jul 28

Chair Khan and Cmrs Phillips, Chopra, Slaughter, and Wilson testify before House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee

Chair Lina M. Khan and Commissioners Noah Joshua Phillips, Rohit Chopra, Rebecca Kelly Slaughter, and Christine S. Wilson will testify before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce at a hearing entitled, “Transforming the FTC: Legislation to...
Jul 27

Cmr. Slaughter welcome remarks at FTC’s PrivacyCon workshop

Commissioner Rebecca Kelly Slaughter will provide welcome remarks at the FTC’s PrivacyCon workshop.
Jul 27

PrivacyCon 2021

The FTC hosted its sixth annual PrivacyCon on July 27, 2021. PrivacyCon 2021 brought together a diverse group of stakeholders, including researchers, academics, industry representatives, consumer advocates, and government regulators, to discuss the latest research and trends related...