*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. The competition policy framework of the second Obama Administration is becoming clearer. On January 3, 2013, Congress confirmed the new Assistant Attorney General, Head of the Antitrust Division of the US Department of Justice, William J. Baer (see Chron. International policy, Concurrences No. 1-2013, pp. 230-236). On 28 February 2013, United States President Barack Obama appointed the new President of the Federal Trade Commission, Ms. Edith Ramirez, who since 2010 had been one of the five Commissioners heading the second largest competition authority in the United States. Edith Ramirez succeeds Jon Lebowitz, who resigned two weeks earlier. This
CASE COMMENTS : UNITED STATES – FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION – NEW CHAIRPERSON
Federal Trade Commission: The President of the United States appoints Mrs Edith Ramirez as the new FTC Chair
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