Groups Oppose FTC Litigation Rule Changes

Law360, New York (November 7, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Just ahead of the deadline to submit public comments, both the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the antitrust section of the American Bar Association have expressed their reservations about new rules proposed by the Federal Trade Commission that aim to streamline the litigation process at the agency.

The rules published in the Federal Register on Oct. 7 proposed to make changes to Parts 3 and 4 of the Federal Trade Commission's Rules of Practice, with an eye toward expediting trials held before the FTC.

But the...
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