Tag Archives: FTC

Leveling The Playing Field: The FTC’s Proposed Rule To Ban Non-Compete Agreements Nationwide

Zakary Benjelloun – Historically, businesses have utilized non-compete agreements as a leverage tactic, aiming to maintain control over their workforce and safeguard their competitive edge. However, in recent years, these agreements have been faced with intense scrutiny, particularly by government agencies, questioning their legality and compliance with antitrust laws. Just last year, the Federal Trade […]

The Biden Administration’s Antitrust Enforcement Policy Faces a Test in Light of the Frontier-Spirit Airlines Proposed Merger

Austin Booth – The Biden administration has so far taken a stance against corporate consolidation. In January 2022, the Justice Department and the FTC announced that they were seeking public comment on how current merger guidelines can be updated to better detect and prevent illegal and anticompetitive deals in an increasingly consolidated corporate marketplace. Both […]

Florida Statute Chapter 501 Part II and Online Negative Option Features

ANDREW WILLARD — Florida Statutes Chapter 501, Part II, Florida’s Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act (“FDUTPA”) is the main weapon the Office of the Attorney General (“OAG”) wields when protecting consumers and businesses from fraud stemming out of commercial activities within the State of Florida. FDUTPA, in short, provides the OAG with the ability […]