FTC Consumer Bureau Chief Vladeck To Step Down

Law360, New York (December 3, 2012, 7:28 PM EST) -- The Federal Trade Commission's Bureau of Consumer Protection Director David Vladeck will vacate his position next month to return to the Georgetown University Law Center, the agency confirmed Monday, following a nearly four-year tenure marked by aggressive and vigorous policing of privacy and advertising issues.

While the agency has not made a formal announcement yet, a spokeswoman told Law360 that Vladeck, who left his teaching post at the university to lead the FTC bureau in April 2009, “will be returning to Georgetown next year, but will...
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