Section 13(b) of the FTC Act to Figure in New Supreme Court Term

Next month, the Supreme Court starts its new term, one that has particular significance for practitioners litigating before and against the FTC. In In our first ever video blog, partner John Villafranco discusses the two consolidated cases that will be heard this term, Federal Trade Commission v. Credit Bureau Center, LLC and AMG Capital Management, LLC v. Federal Trade Commission, and how the Court is set to decide whether Section 13(b) of the FTC Act authorizes the Agency to seek monetary relief. John notes that, absent a legislative fix, which is not currently on the Congressional agenda, the FTC may very well be poised to lose a valuable tool in its arsenal.

Stay tuned for more installments of the “Section 13 (b)log.”

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