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.