FTC Will Ask Congress To Sharpen Monetary Relief Authority Dulled By Supreme Court Ruling
Justice Breyer suggests FTC ask Congress to strengthen its enforcement rules. It is “free to ask Congress to grant it further remedial authority,” according to court opinion stating a rule the FTC has wielded for forty years to impose financial penalties doesn’t grant it authority to obtain equitable monetary relief.
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