FTC's Ohlhausen Fights Criticism Of 2-Commissioner Watchdog

Law360, Washington (April 13, 2018, 9:35 PM EDT) -- Acting Federal Trade Commission Chairman Maureen K. Ohlhausen defended the agency's record under the new presidential administration on Friday, arguing that despite obstacles, the commission has remained extremely active and represents a rare "example of bipartisan accomplishment."

Ohlhausen addressed criticisms of the FTC's long-term vacancies and the "acting" moniker that she and others at the agency have been strapped with since Chairwoman Edith Ramirez stepped down from the top job last January. There are currently only two sitting members of the five-seat commission — Ohlhausen, a...
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