Kelley Drye’s John Villafranco Featured in FTCWatch

The Supreme Court’s unanimous ruling in AMG Capital Management LLC v. FTC was the subject of a panel discussion during the ABA Spring Meeting, and a recent article in FTCWatch.

The high court ruled unanimously that the agency was improperly using Section 13(b) of the FTC Act to obtain retrospective relief. As a result, the agency has shown a willingness to adopt novel legal theories and bring cases that aren’t necessarily a sure thing.”

The FTC is more emboldened than I’ve ever seen,” said partner John Villafranco. Chair [Lina] Khan is litigating on principle and quite willing to take risks.”

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