Antitrust

10/25/2018

Does the “Consumer Welfare Standard” Still Protect Competition? Opinions from FTC Antitrust Hearings

Does the “Consumer Welfare Standard” Still Protect Competition? Opinions from FTC Antitrust Hearings

Removing the consumer welfare standard would risk injecting politics into what should otherwise be impartial decisions. Doing so would seriously degrade the trust Americans have in the impartiality of the FTC and would expose yet another component of our government to political scrutiny.”

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