The Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) Nov. 10 Policy Statement Regarding the Scope of Unfair Methods of Competition Under Section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission Act—adopted . . .
Statement of the International Center for Law & Economics In support of IIPA Request for Review of the Intellectual Property Rights Practices of South Africa in the 2019 GSP Review, 84 Fed. Reg. 11150 (March 25, 2019)
President Joe Biden’s antitrust enforcers were desperate for a win. While claiming to be tough on antitrust, their track record has been far from impressive. . . .
Section 60506 of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (“IIJA”)—signed by President Joe Biden on Nov. 15, 2021—requires the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) to adopt final rules facilitating equal access to broadband Internet.
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