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The FTC is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the opening of its first regional offices, and the important role they play in protecting consumers and promoting competition through law enforcement, partnerships, and outreach to community and industry groups. In June 1918, the FTC opened its first three regional offices in the Northeast Region (New York), Midwest Region (Chicago), and Western Region (San Francisco). Since that time, the FTC has opened additional regional offices in the Northwest Region (Seattle in 1925), East Central Region (Cleveland in 1954), Southeast Region (Atlanta in 1957), and Southwest Region (Dallas in 1972), as well as a second Western Region office (Los Angeles in 1961).
FTC Announces Agenda for Fifth Session of its Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century
The Federal Trade Commission announced the agenda for the fifth session of its Hearings initiative, with a one-day session to be held at the Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C. on November 1, 2018. This session reschedules the hearing session originally postponed on September 14...
The marketer of a scheme to make money on Amazon, and his companies, are banned from marketing and selling business opportunities and business coaching services under a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission. The settlement order against Jeffrey A. Gomez (aka Jeffrey Adams), Adams Consulting...
FTC Announces Agenda for the Fourth Session of Its Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century
The Federal Trade Commission announced the agenda for the fourth session of its Hearings initiative, with two full days to be held at the FTC in Washington D.C. on October 23-24, 2018. The two-day event will examine the role of intellectual property in promoting innovation from academic, economic,...
FTC Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century Continue with Discussions on Multi-Sided Platform Businesses, Acquisitions of Nascent Competitors, and Antitrust in Labor Markets
WHAT: The Federal Trade Commission will host the third session of its Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century . WHEN: Monday, October 15 through Wednesday, October 17 beginning at 9 a.m. each day. WHERE: Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University 3351 Fairfax...
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