Explainer Episode 40 – FTC’s New Strategic Plan and the Future of Agency Action

Ashley Baker and Asheesh Agarwal discuss the FTC’s Strategic Plan for 2022 – 2026, which sets out the FTC’s priorities over the next five years. Ashley and Asheesh discuss goals that the FTC would like to achieve, their shift from the historically used consumer welfare standard to a public interest standard, and challenges to the FTC’s assertion of jurisdiction to keep an eye on.

Asheesh Agarwal


American Edge Project and U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Ashley Baker

Director of Public Policy

Committee for Justice

Antitrust & Consumer Protection
Financial Services & Corporate Governance

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