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The Federal Trade Commission amended its Rules of Practice to grant authority to the agency’s commissioners or general counsel under very limited circumstances to take action such as accepting settlements in the event that the Commission lacks a quorum.
“I congratulate Christine Wilson, Noah Phillips and Rohit Chopra on their nominations to serve as Commissioners and Joseph Simons on his nomination as Chairman. I wish them all well in their respective confirmation processes.”
“I am honored that the President has expressed his intent to nominate me to be a judge on the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, one of the oldest federal courts in our nation. In the meantime, I will continue to serve at the Federal Trade Commission until a time when I may be so fortunate as to be...
Today, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai circulated to FCC Commissioners a draft order in the Restoring Internet Freedom proceeding. Acting Federal Trade Commission Chairman Maureen K. Ohlhausen provided the following statement:
The Federal Trade Commission testified today before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law on the role of antitrust enforcement in the debate over network neutrality.
Federal Trade Commission Acting Chairman Maureen K. Ohlhausen released a summary of the agency’s major accomplishments since President Trump named her to the position in January. “I have pursued my long-held principles by promoting economic liberty, protecting consumers (including the military...
The staff of the Federal Trade Commission has submitted comments to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) supporting that agency’s proposal to restore FTC jurisdiction related to broadband Internet access services.
Acting Federal Trade Commission Chairman Maureen K. Ohlhausen issued the following statement on the Federal Communications Commission’s adoption of a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to reinstate a light-touch regulatory approach protecting Internet openness:
At its annual meeting, the International Competition Network (ICN) adopted new recommended practices for merger review, addressing notification thresholds, remedies, and efficiencies; a framework for analyzing unilateral conduct; guiding principles for market studies; and a report on setting cartel...
Federal Trade Commission Acting Chairman Maureen K. Ohlhausen and Acting Assistant Attorney General Andrew C. Finch of the Justice Department’s Antitrust Division will participate in the 16th annual International Competition Network (ICN) conference in Porto, Portugal from May 10 to 12, 2017. At...
Acting Federal Trade Commission Chairman Maureen K. Ohlhausen issued the following statement on Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai’s announcement of a process to reverse the FCC’s 2015 decision to treat broadband Internet access service as a Title II common carrier service:
President Donald J. Trump has designated Maureen K. Ohlhausen as Acting Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission by a White House order.
Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez today announced her resignation from the Commission, effective February 10, 2017. Ramirez became Chairwoman on March 4, 2013, and has served as an FTC Commissioner since April 5, 2010, following her appointment by President Barack Obama.
Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez issued the following statement today after the adoption of a Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework.
Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez has issued the enclosed statement following the approval of new broadband consumer privacy rules by the Federal Communications Commission today:
Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez has issued the enclosed statement following the release today of the Federal Communications Commission’s Fact Sheet on Broadband Consumer Privacy Proposal:
Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez issued the enclosed statement following the European Commission’s approval of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework in Brussels, Belgium today.
“I welcome the European Commission’s approval of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework. The FTC has a...
Julie Brill, who has served as a Commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission since April 2010, will resign her position at the end of this month.
“Commissioner Brill has been an unwavering advocate for consumers and competition during her six-year tenure at the Federal Trade Commission,” said FTC...