Federal Trade Commission

Co-Regulating the Platform Economy

To regulate the digital economy, regulators must cooperate with platform firms, says scholar.

Capitalizing on Billion-Dollar Deals for the Public Interest

Former government officials discuss how agencies achieve compliance goals by using leverage against companies.

FCC Privacy Rule Repealed

Congress and President Trump dismantle Obama Administration rule aimed at bolstering Internet privacy.

Under Trump, AT&T-Time Warner Merger Hangs in the Balance

Despite optimism about the future for the $85.4 billion deal, a new report claims Trump remains opposed to the merger.

Congress Take Aim at Gag Clauses in Form Contracts

Bill would crack down on clauses that ban consumers from writing negative online reviews.

$85 Billion AT&T Deal Takes Center Stage as Election Nears

Recently proposed mega-merger falls in the crosshairs of presidential race.

YouTube Faces Complaints Over Junk Food Ads

Consumer advocacy groups call on the FTC to investigate allegedly kid-inappropriate content.

Navigating the Terrain of Antitrust Oversight and State Regulation

FTC guidance on “active supervision” of state regulatory boards fuels concerns about intrusions on state sovereignty.

Supreme Court Regulatory Cases to Watch

In its upcoming term, Supreme Court will decide key regulatory issues.