Articles Tagged Federal Trade Commission

Henry N. Butler & Joshua D. Wright, Are State Consumer Protection Acts Really Little-FTC Acts?

63 Fla. L. Rev. 163 (2011) | | | | ABSTRACT :: State Consumer Protection Acts (CPAs) were designed to supplement the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) mission of protecting consumers and are often referred to as “Little-FTC Acts.” There is growing concern that enforcement under these acts is not only qualitatively different than FTC enforcement […]

Hovenkamp Herbert, Federal Trade Commission and the Sherman Act

62 Fla. L. Rev. 871 (2010) | | | INTRODUCTION :: The Federal Trade Commission was created in 1914 with the authority to identify and condemn “[u]nfair methods of competition.” The FTC, originally referred to as an “interstate trade commission,” was part of President Woodrow Wilson’s progressive campaign promise against big business, and much of […]

Simon A. Rodell, Antitrust Law: The Fall of The Morton Salt Rule in Secondary-Line Price Discrimination Cases

58 Fla. L. Rev. 967 (2006) | | | | TEXT :: Petitioner manufactures and sells custom-made heavy-duty trucks. Respondent and other Volvo dealers bid on sales to specific retail customers. In preparing bids, Respondent and other dealers routinely ask Petitioner for wholesale price concessions, which Petitioner grants selectively. Respondent sued in district court under […]