Advertising News & Analysis - March 7, 2013

In this issue:

- Obama Nominates Ramirez to Lead FTC

- FDA Warning Letter Makes Shout-Out to Facebook

- Supreme Court’s Amgen Ruling: What it Means for Consumer Class Actions

- Upcoming Events

- An excerpt from "Obama Nominates Ramirez to Lead FTC"

On February 28, President Barack Obama named Edith Ramirez the new Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), replacing outgoing Chairman Jon Leibowitz. By appointing a sitting commissioner to the Chairmanship, the President avoided the need for a Senate confirmation of the appointment. However, the President’s nominee to fill the now-vacant fifth FTC commissionership must be confirmed by the Senate.

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Topics:  Amgen Inc. v Connecticut Retirement Plans, Barack Obama, Class Action, Edith Ramirez, Facebook, FDA, FTC, SCOTUS

Published In: Antitrust & Trade Regulation Updates, Civil Procedure Updates, Communications & Media Updates, Elections & Politics Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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