Antitrust Antitrust

Partisanship may hinder quick restoration of US FTC enforcement authority eliminated by Supreme Court

By Dave Perera
  • 27 Apr 2021 17:58
  • 27 Apr 2021 17:58
Bipartisan support for a quick restoration of the US Federal Trade Commission’s lost enforcement powers proved elusive during congressional hearings amid Republican warnings about regulatory overreach.

The Supreme Court unanimously decided last week that the FTC doesn't have the authority to directly seek, in federal court, monetary relief for consumers, scuttling a mainstay of

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