Deep Dive Episode 176 – Courthouse Steps Decision: AMG Capital Management v. FTC

On April 22, 2021, the Supreme Court decided AMG Capital Management, LLC v. Federal Trade Commission. Writing for the unanimous Court, Justice Breyer explained how Section 13(b) of the Federal Trade Commission Act does not authorize the FTC to seek, or a court to award, monetary relief such as restitution or disgorgement.

A panel of experts will discuss the ruling and its implications.

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Alden Abbott

Senior Research Fellow

Mercatus Center, George Mason University

Corbin Barthold

Director of Appellate Litigation and Internet Policy Counsel


Maureen Ohlhausen


Baker Botts LLP

Asheesh Agarwal

Deputy General Counsel


Antitrust & Consumer Protection

Federalist Society’s Corporations, Securities, & Antitrust Practice Group

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