Deep Dive Episode 119 – FTC Remedial Authority: Powers, Process, and Suggestions for Reform

How does the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) calculate consumer injury and civil penalties in consumer protection matters? This live podcast will discuss the FTC’s remedial powers, process, and suggestions for reform, including how the Supreme Court’s recent ruling in Liu v. SEC and other cases may impact the FTC going forward.

James C. Cooper

Associate Professor of Law and Director, Program on Economics & Privacy

Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University

Andrew Stivers

Associate Director

NERA Economic Consulting

Berin Szóka

Senior Fellow


John Villafranco


Kelly, Drye & Warren LLP

Svetlana Gans

Vice President & Associate General Counsel


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