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FTC Announces First Economic Liberty Public Roundtable

Economic Liberty opens doors.The Federal Trade Commission announced today that its

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Stick with Security: FTC to Provide Additional Insights on Reasonable Data Security Practices

As part of its ongoing efforts to help businesses ensure they are taking reasonable steps to protect and secure consumer data, the Federal Trade Commission is publishing a series of blog posts using hypothetical examples based on lessons from closed investigations, FTC law enforcement actions, and...
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FTC Requires Baxter International and Claris Lifesciences to Divest 2 Types of Pharmaceutical Products as Condition of Baxter Acquiring Injectable Drugs Business from Claris

Baxter International Inc. and Claris Lifesciences Limited have agreed to divest two types of pharmaceutical products to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that Baxter’s proposed $625 million acquisition of Claris’ injectable drugs business is anticompetitive. According to a complaint filed by...
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FTC to Host Cybersecurity Roundtables with Small Businesses

The Federal Trade Commission is hosting small business owners in a series of public roundtables across the United States to discuss the most pressing challenges small businesses face in protecting the security of their computers and networks. The Engage, Connect, and Protect Initiative: Small...
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FTC Acting Chairman Ohlhausen Selects D. Bruce Hoffman as Acting Director of the Agency’s Bureau of Competition

Federal Trade Commission Acting Chairman Maureen K. Ohlhausen announced today that she has selected D. Bruce Hoffman, a partner at the law firm of Shearman & Sterling LLP, to be the Acting Director of the FTC’s Bureau of Competition, effective August 7, 2017. “Bruce brings tremendous...

Coming Events

Jul 26

Acting Chmn. Ohlhausen opening remarks at Heritage Foundation panel, “Occupational Licensing Regulatory Reform to Promote Jobs and Economic Liberty”

Acting FTC Chairman Maureen K. Ohlhausen will deliver opening remarks at The Heritage Foundation panel on, “Occupational Licensing Regulatory Reform to Promote Jobs and Economic Liberty.” Lehrman Auditorium, 214 Massachusetts Ave NE, Washington, DC, 11 a.m. EDT
Jul 26

Cmr. McSweeny on panel “So You Want to Make Your Security Product...” at Black Hat USA 2017

FTC Commissioner Terrell McSweeny will participate on the panel “So You Want to Make Your Security Product...” at the Black Hat USA 2017, Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV, 2:40 p.m. PDT
Jul 27
District Of Columbia

Closing arguments before FTC Administrative Law Judge in the matter of 1-800 Contacts, Inc.

Closing arguments before FTC Administrative Law Judge D. Michael Chappell in the matter of 1-800 Contacts, Inc., Docket No. 9372. FTC Headquarters, 600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Room 532, Washington, DC 12:30 p.m. EDT

Past Events

Jul 19
Texas

Military Consumer Workshop

The FTC will host a “Military Consumer Financial Workshop: Protecting Those Who Protect Our Nation” at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas on July 19, 2017, to examine financial issues and scams that can affect military consumers, including active duty servicemembers in all...
Jul 19

Acting Chmn. Ohlhausen opening remarks at FTC Military Consumer Financial Workshop

FTC Acting Chairman Maureen K. Ohlhausen will deliver opening remarks at the FTC Military Consumer Financial Workshop: Protecting Those Who Protect Our Nation. Trinity University - Chapman Auditorium, One Trinity Place, San Antonio, TX, 8:30 a.m. CDT.
Jul 14
District Of Columbia

Scheduling conference before FTC Administrative Law Judge in the matter of Sanford Health et al.

Scheduling conference before FTC Administrative Law Judge D. Michael Chappell in the matter of Sanford Health et al., Docket No. 9376. FTC Headquarters, 600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Room 532, Washington, DC, 3:00 p.m.