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David Clanton

David Clanton focuses his practice on antitrust and consumer protection matters, with emphasis on government investigations and related regulatory issues. He is the former chair of Baker McKenzie's Global and North America Antitrust practice groups, and served as a commissioner and acting chairman of the Federal Trade Commission. He is also listed in legal directories, including Washington, DC Super Lawyers and Legal Media Group's Guide to the World's Leading Competition and Antitrust Lawyers.

In brief The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) sent warning letters to ten companies in recent days, instructing them to cease making any claims that their products treat or prevent COVID-19 and requiring confirmation within 48 hours that such advertising claims have ceased. Contents Because there are currently no products that…

Like their counterparts in other countries, the US antitrust agencies have begun considering and in some cases have already implemented changes to antitrust review processes in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Both the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the US Department of Justice (DOJ) have also announced measures geared…