US: FTC Democrat urges issuing competition rules

US: FTC Democrat urges issuing competition rules

Commissioner Rohit Chopra, a Democrat, wants the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to write rules defining when noncompete agreements for employees are permissible. He raised the issue last Thursday, September 6, in comments filed ahead of the FTC policy hearings. Chopra believes the FTC should evaluate using the “neglected” power of rulemaking to better enforce antitrust law. […]