AMG Capital Management, LLC, et al., Petitioners v. Federal Trade Commission

  1. September 29, 2023

    'Administrative State' Attacks Soar To High Court Crescendo

    After methodically amassing U.S. Supreme Court victories against agency enforcers and regulators, a legal crusade against "administrative state" powers is poised to parlay piecemeal wins into a climactic conquest during the high court's new term, which is already teeming with anti-agency cases.

  2. April 22, 2021

    Supreme Court Rolls Back FTC Restitution Power

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday gutted the Federal Trade Commission's power to seek federal court orders forcing bad marketplace actors to pay restitution, shutting down a critical tool the FTC uses to recover money from scammers and antitrust violators.

  3. January 15, 2021

    FTC Faces Steep Odds In High Court Restitution Case

    The Federal Trade Commission's chances for hanging on to its power to seek restitution for victims of consumer scams and antitrust violations in federal court look grim if sharp questions from several justices during Supreme Court arguments this past week are any indication, legal observers say.

  4. January 13, 2021

    Justices Skeptical Of FTC's Claim To Restitution Powers

    Several U.S. Supreme Court justices Wednesday questioned the Federal Trade Commission's long-claimed power to demand restitution in fraud and antitrust cases.

  5. January 08, 2021

    Up Next At High Court: FTC's Key Tool On Chopping Block

    The U.S. Supreme Court will hear its first oral arguments of 2021 on Monday in a case involving the availability of bond hearings to certain detained migrants, before turning to a dispute over First Amendment rights on college campuses and a showdown over a billion-dollar enforcement tool used by the Federal Trade Commission. Law360 breaks down what to expect.

  6. December 09, 2020

    State AGs, Orgs Back FTC's Restitution Power At High Court

    Public Citizen, the Open Markets Institute, a group of almost 30 states and others have filed amicus briefs to the U.S. Supreme Court supporting the FTC's stance that the high court should not strip its ability to seek financial penalties for bad marketplace behavior, with many stating that anti-competitive conduct would proliferate without the penalties.

  7. December 01, 2020

    FTC Says High Court 'Principle' Supports Restitution Power

    The Federal Trade Commission has spelled out ahead of next month's U.S. Supreme Court arguments why the justices should not strip its ability to seek financial penalties for bad marketplace behavior, saying it needs the authority to provide relief to victims of fraud and anti-competitive behavior.

  8. October 02, 2020

    Biz Groups Weigh In On High Court Case Over FTC Restitution

    Free-market think tanks urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday to curtail the Federal Trade Commission's traditional reliance on monetary sanctions as a weapon against bad marketplace behavior, including consumer fraud and anti-competitive conduct.

  9. October 02, 2020

    Supreme Court Cheat Sheet: The Biggest Cases To Watch

    The U.S. Supreme Court comes back into session Monday to take on historic cases, including disputes over LGBTQ rights and the Affordable Care Act, but with only eight members following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and still closed to in-person attendance because of the coronavirus pandemic. 

  10. September 28, 2020

    Justices Urged To Kill FTC's Claimed Restitution Power

    An asset manager has urged the U.S. Supreme Court to jettison the Federal Trade Commission's long-claimed power to demand restitution for bad marketplace behavior as one of two lower court cases challenging that authority head to high court review.