Tag Archives: Competition

New Article on Whether A Single FTC Commissioner Constitute A Quorum

FTC Commissioner Terrell McSweeny is scheduled to resign effective April 28 and may leave with acting Chairman Maureen Ohlhausen as the sole commissioner. Law360  published an article by partner John Villafranco and professor Stephen Calkins that discusses whether the FTC can take formal action by a 1-0 vote and when does a commission cease being a commission? To read … Continue Reading

FTC Investigates Twitter for Acts Towards Competitors

Recently, one of Twitter’s business partners announced that it had been contacted by the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) and planned to comply with the agency’s request for information. The company, UberMedia, develops software which helps users access and organize Twitter content through smart phones and desktop computers. While the FTC has not disclosed the scope … Continue Reading
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