The state of antitrust and consumer protection law and enforcement, and their development, since the Pitofsky hearings #FTC-2018-0048-D-0111

Submission Number:
FTC-2018-0048-D-0111
Commenter:
Katie McAuliffe
State:
District of Columbia
Initiative Name:
The state of antitrust and consumer protection law and enforcement, and their development, since the Pitofsky hearings
On June 20, 2018 the Federal Trade Commission invited public comments ahead of hearings on competition and consumer protection in the 21st Century. The following seeks to provide comment generally about regulatory effects on competition. Well-meaning, intelligent regulators, trying to carry out their regulatory tasks sensibly, can nonetheless bring about counterproductive results. ~ Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer Please see the attached for our full comment.