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FTC Announces PrivacyCon 2019 and Calls for Presentations

As part of its efforts to address evolving privacy and data security challenges, the Federal Trade Commission is announcing a call for presentations for its fourth annual PrivacyCon, to be held on June 27, 2019. PrivacyCon 2019 aims to bring together a diverse group of stakeholders, including researchers, academics, industry representatives, consumer advocates, and government regulators, to discuss the latest research and trends related to consumer privacy and data security.

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FTC Obtains Court Order Barring U.S. and Canadian Scammers from Marketing, Selling Internet-related Services and Misrepresenting Their Relationship with Consumers

At the Federal Trade Commission’s request, a U.S. district court in Illinois has handed down a final judgment and order requiring nine related Canadian and U.S. defendants to pay more than $4.6 million for tricking small businesses into paying for Internet directory listings, search engine...
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FTC Approves Teva Petition to Reopen and Modify Decision and Order in Case Involving Watson Pharmaceuticals Inc.’s Acquisition of Actavis Inc.

The Federal Trade Commission has approved an application by Teva to reopen and modify its decision and order in connection with the 2012 merger of Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Actavis Inc. The Commission had alleged that the merger might lessen future competition for a number of generic drugs...
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Administrative Law Judge Upholds FTC’s Complaint Allegations that Merger of Major Titanium Dioxide Companies would have Harmed Competition

In an Initial Decision announced today, Chief Administrative Law Judge D. Michael Chappell upheld allegations in a Federal Trade Commission complaint challenging the merger of Tronox Limited and Cristal, two top suppliers of chloride process titanium dioxide (“TiO2”), a white pigment used in a wide...
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FTC and State of Florida Win Summary Judgment: Court Orders Ringleader of Debt-Relief Scam to Pay $23 Million and Imposes Industry Bans

A federal judge in Florida has permanently banned Kevin W. Guice from the telemarketing and debt-relief industries, agreeing with the Federal Trade Commission and the State of Florida that he founded and operated a massive debt-relief scam that took in over $23 million from more than 10,000...

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Dec 19
District Of Columbia

Hearing Before Administrative Law Judge: Benco Dental Supply et al.

Administrative Law Judge D. Michael Chappell will preside over proceedings in the matter of Benco Dental Supply et al., Docket 9379. FTC Headquarters, 600 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Room 532, Washington, DC
Dec 20
District Of Columbia

Hearing Before Administrative Law Judge: Benco Dental Supply et al.

Administrative Law Judge D. Michael Chappell will preside over proceedings in the matter of Benco Dental Supply et al., Docket 9379. FTC Headquarters, 600 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Room 532, Washington, DC
Dec 21
District Of Columbia

Hearing Before Administrative Law Judge: Benco Dental Supply et al.

Administrative Law Judge D. Michael Chappell will preside over proceedings in the matter of Benco Dental Supply et al., Docket 9379. FTC Headquarters, 600 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Room 532, Washington, DC

Past Events

Dec 14
District Of Columbia

Hearing Before Administrative Law Judge: Benco Dental Supply et al.

Administrative Law Judge D. Michael Chappell will preside over proceedings in the matter of Benco Dental Supply et al., Docket 9379. FTC Headquarters, 600 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Room 532, Washington, DC
Dec 13
District Of Columbia

Hearing Before Administrative Law Judge: Benco Dental Supply et al.

Administrative Law Judge D. Michael Chappell will preside over proceedings in the matter of Benco Dental Supply et al., Docket 9379. FTC Headquarters, 600 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Room 532, Washington, DC
Dec 12

Chmn. Simons testifies before House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform

FTC Chairman Joe Simons will testify before the House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law. Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2237, Washington, DC