On November 10, 2014, the Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) first amendments in 20 years to the so-called Fred Meyer Guides will take effect. The Guides give direction to manufacturers, wholesalers and other suppliers seeking...more
The Commission revised its guidelines for interpreting and complying with the Robinson-Patman Act to account for changes in technology and methods of marketing that have taken place since the last revision in 1990, including...more
Although infrequently finding itself front and center in case law and legal developments, the Robinson-Patman Act, 15 U.S.C. § 13 (the “Act”) from time to time resurfaces. The Act prohibits discrimination in prices charged,...more
THE FTC ISSUES AMENDED FRED MEYER GUIDES -
On September 24, 2014, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) approved final amendments to the Fred Meyer Guides (“Guides”). The Guides are intended to help businesses comply with...more
Originally published in Law360 on November 29, 2012.
The Federal Trade Commission sought public comment Wednesday on updating 20-year-old guidelines governing a much maligned price discrimination law, but attorneys...more
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