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FTC Approves Final Administrative Consent Order against Kushly Industries LLC and its Owner for Making Unsupported Health Claims for CBD Products

Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final administrative consent order against Scottsdale, Arizona-based Kushly Industries LLC (Kushly) and th

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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 government entities from fixing their own products. The policy statement adopted today is aimed at manufacturers’ practices that...
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FTC Rescinds 1995 Policy Statement that Limited the Agency’s Ability to Deter Problematic Mergers

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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FTC Votes to Reverse Course on Repeal of Fabric Care Labels

The Federal Trade Commission voted in an open Commission meeting to retain the FTC Care Labeling Rule to ensure American consumers continue to get accurate information on how to take care of their fabrics and extend the life of their clothes. In a statement, the Commission also indicated that it...
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FTC Holds Open Commission Meeting at 1 p.m. ET Today

Today, the Federal Trade Commission will hold its second virtual open Commission meeting followed by live comments from the public. This is part of a series of monthly meetings opening the work of the Commission to the public. WHO: Chair Lina M. Khan, Commissioner Noah Joshua Phillips, Commissioner...

Coming Events

Jul 27

PrivacyCon 2021

The FTC will host its sixth annual PrivacyCon on July 27, 2021. PrivacyCon 2021 will bring together a diverse group of stakeholders, including researchers, academics, industry representatives, consumer advocates, and government regulators, to discuss the latest research and trends...
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 21

Open Commission Meeting – July 21, 2021

Agenda items: Care Labeling Rule, Proposed Policy Statement on Repair Restrictions Imposed by Manufacturers and Sellers, and Policy Statement on Prior Approval and Prior Notice Provisions in Merger Cases.
Jul 14

Cmr. Slaughter keynote at: “An Evening with FTC Commissioner Rebecca Slaughter.”

Commissioner Rebecca Kelly Slaughter will be the keynote speaker at: “An Evening with FTC Commissioner Rebecca Slaughter.” Register and join at: https://krollsettlementadministration.com/cosal-july-ftc-event.
Jul 1

Cmr. Wilson panelist at “Antitrust Law & Intellectual Property” hosted by the Hudson Institute

Commissioner Christine S. Wilson panelist at Hudson Institute, “Antitrust Law & Intellectual Property” conference. The event is virtual and open to the public and media. Register and join: https://www.hudson.org/events/1978-virtual-event-intellectual-property-antitrust-laws-the-...