4 Ways New Chairman Can Create An Innovation-Friendly FTC

Daniel Castro Alan McQuinn February 26, 2018
February 26, 2018

The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee recently held a confirmation hearing for four nominees to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Once confirmed, the FTC will be operating with an entirely new slate of commissioners, including Joseph Simons, a corporate antitrust lawyer tapped by President Trump to be the new FTC chairman. In an op-ed for Law360, ITIF’s Daniel Castro and Alan McQuinn outline four ways incoming Chairman Simons can balance the FTC’s consumer protection duties while allowing innovation to proceed apace.