The US FTC votes to restore rigorous enforcement of antitrust law by banning unfair methods of competition and going beyond the ’rule of reason’ which has been the authority’s recent approach to investigations

FTC Restores Rigorous Enforcement of Law Banning Unfair Methods of Competition* Policy statement renews agency’s commitment to exercising full legal authority against companies that use unfair tactics to gain an advantage instead of competing on the merits The Federal Trade Commission issued a statement today that restores the agency’s policy of rigorously enforcing the federal ban on unfair methods of competition. Congress gave the FTC the unique authority to identify and police against these practices, beyond what the other antitrust statutes cover. But in recent years the agency

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US Federal Trade Commission, The US FTC votes to restore rigorous enforcement of antitrust law by banning unfair methods of competition and going beyond the ’rule of reason’ which has been the authority’s recent approach to investigations, 10 November 2022, e-Competitions November 2022 - II, Art. N° 109497

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