4 Ways New Chairman Can Create An Innovation-Friendly FTC
By Daniel Castro and Alan McQuinnFebruary 26, 2018, 1:14 PM EST
Law360 (February 26, 2018, 1:14 PM EST) -- Earlier this month, the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee held a confirmation hearing for four nominees to the Federal Trade Commission. Once confirmed, the FTC will be operating with an entirely new slate of commissioners, including Joseph Simons, a corporate antitrust lawyer tapped by President Donald Trump to be the new FTC chairman.
The commission’s new leaders have an opportunity to solidify the FTC’s reputation as both a strong consumer advocate and a champion for innovation. To this end, there are several principles that should guide Chairman...