Amicus Briefs

When a court considers a case whose outcome may affect consumers or competition, the FTC may file a “friend of the court” brief to provide information that can help the court make its decision in a way that protects consumers or promotes competition. To find a specific FTC brief, use the filters on this page.

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Nynex Corporation, et al., Petitioners v. Discon, Incorporated

Citation Number: 96-1570
Amicus brief for the United States and the Federal Trade Commission, urging denial of Supreme Court review in a case raising issue whether seller can maintain antitrust action based on a conspiracy between a rival seller and a single buyer, a regulated monopolist, to raise prices to the monopolist's customers by circumventing regulatory constraints.

State Oil Co. v. Khan

Citation Number: No. 96-871
Federal Court: Supreme Court of the United States

Amicus brief of the United States and the Federal Trade Commission addressing whether maximum resale price maintenance should be illegal per se.

SEC v. Levine

Federal Court: U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

FTC amicus brief in SEC v. Levine Concerning Imposition of a Constructive Trust on Defendant for Ill-Gotten Gains