FTC's Rosch Backs Section 5 Revival, Defends Limits

Law360, New York (May 17, 2010, 2:27 PM EDT) -- The Federal Trade Commission's efforts to breathe new life into Section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission Act has sparked calls for the agency to clearly draw boundaries for the broadly worded antitrust statute, both for businesses anxious about possible actions and for the courts, which may well have to grapple with future cases.

In an interview with Law360, FTC Commissioner J. Thomas Rosch discussed his own recent proposal for limiting principles that would govern the agency's use of Section 5 and said those limitations —...
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