A Chat With FTC's Thomas Pahl

Law360, New York (July 19, 2017, 12:38 PM EDT) -- Under the Trump administration, the Federal Trade Commission has come under new leadership and, in the process, returned to its roots as a traditional law enforcement agency focused on deception and consumer harm. Maureen Ohlhausen, previously an FTC commissioner, now leads the FTC as its acting chairwoman. She has appointed a new head of the FTC's Bureau of Consumer Protection, Thomas Pahl, as the acting bureau director.

Previously, Pahl served in various roles at the FTC and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and I had the pleasure of working with him at both agencies. Recently, I joined a "fireside chat" with Pahl where...

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