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FAQ About the FTC’s Controversial New “Unfair Methods of Competition” Policy

USA - November 30 2022 The Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") released a new Policy Statement of its enforcement priorities for Section 5 of the FTC Act, which makes unlawful…

James Burnham, Michael A. Gleason, Jeremy P. Morrison, Ryan C. Thomas, Craig A. Waldman

FTC Resurrects Unilateral Preapproval in Merger Investigation Settlements to Halt Future "Anticompetitive" M&A

USA - November 9 2021 The Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") revived a long-abandoned policy requiring that Commission orders settling FTC merger investigations include a…

Michael A. Gleason, J. Bruce McDonald, Jeremy P. Morrison, Craig A. Waldman

FTC Signals Aggressive Antitrust Policy as Part of Government Pro-Enforcement Agenda

USA - July 22 2021 The Federal Trade Commission ("FTC"), which now has a 3-2 Democrat majority, held its first Commission meeting since President Biden appointed a new…

Michael A. Gleason, J. Bruce McDonald, Craig A. Waldman

Supreme Court Blocks FTC from Obtaining Monetary Remedies in Most Antitrust and Consumer Protection Cases

USA - April 24 2021 Court unanimously invalidates the FTC's long-held view that FTC Act Section 13(b) implicitly authorizes restitution or disgorgement of unlawfully…

Antonio F. Dias, Jonathan M. Fisher, Michael H. Knight, David M. Morrell