The Elements of a Policy Statement on Section 5

Averitt, Neil W.
October 2013
Antitrust Source;Oct2013, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p1
The article reviews the present debate regarding a policy statement to define Section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission Act and proposes general principles and specific language that can go into such a statement. Topics discussed include Commissioner Joshua D. Wright's proposal of his own draft policy statement on Section 5 and the 7 principles seen as particularly fundamental including the intention of Congress for Section 5 to be significantly broader than the Sherman and Clayton Acts.


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