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Claude Marx has been a reporter for FTCWatch since February 2013 and during that time has written about a range of subjects such as the implications of certain mergers on consumers, the regulation of advertising and attempts by Congress to overhaul the patent system. He also writes regularly for MLex.
Before that, Claude spent four years writing about the impact of legislation and regulations on community banks and credit unions as the Washington reporter for Credit Union Times. During that time, which coincided with the financial crisis, Claude covered the government's rescue of some of the financially troubled wholesale credit unions, which had the potential to bring down the entire credit union system.
He earned his bachelor's degree from Washington University in St. Louis and did graduate work at Georgetown University.
The Biden administration and lawmakers are working on ways to beef up antitrust enforcement in the healthcare sector.
House Democrats unveiled language that grants the Federal Trade Commission the right to seek financial restitution for unfair and deceptive practices.
If the Supreme Court limits the FTC’s ability to obtain redress, the agency will likely concentrate on alternate ways of enforcing existing rules.
Rebecca Kelly Slaughter is reshaping the political and policy aspects of her role of Federal Trade Commission chair to get the job permanently.
Senate and House lawmakers are beginning the hard work of trying to find common ground between the parties about how to overhaul the nation’s antitrust laws.