The Antitrust Review of the Americas 2018

United States: Federal Trade Commission

11 September 2017

The US Federal Trade Commission is an independent law enforcement agency, dedicated to enforcing the US antitrust laws to protect consumers from anticompetitive mergers and business practices.1 As global trade expands and many companies operate across national borders, the FTC also increasingly works in partnership with its antitrust counterparts in the Americas and around the world to promote sound competition practices and principles. This chapter describes some of the FTC's recent competition enforcement and international collaboration efforts, as well as its policy and advocacy work from the past year.

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