A Brief History Of The FTC’s State Action Battles


Jeffrey Brennan called it a “significant win” that the Federal Trade Commission prevailed in its second state antitrust action case before the U.S. Supreme Court in three years and further restricted state agency antitrust immunity. « The commission for a number of years has been quite express about its views that state action immunity had been broadened by courts in different district courts and courts of appeals, » Mr. Brennan explained.