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US FTC’s top competition official says agency will make aggressive use of Section 5 powers

By Claude Marx
  • 08 Apr 2022 12:27
  • 13 Apr 2022 13:18

The US Federal Trade Commission plans to use its authority under Section 5 of the FTC Act to go after anticompetitive labor practices and cases limiting consumer choice in product repairs, Bureau of Competition Director Holly Vedova said today.

“The case law and precedent are really strong, and the FTC

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Claude Marx


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.

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