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FTC and the professions

The Federal Trade Commission is one of the very few cops on the beat keeping tabs on the legal profession's propensity for anti-competitive and deceptive fee practices, class action collusion and so forth. From the American Antitrust Institute, Northeastern U. economist John Kwoka has a history of the commission's 25 years of involvement in oversight of competition in the professions. The paper (PDF) was presented at the commission's September symposium (via David Giacalone).



Rafael Mangual
Project Manager,
Legal Policy

Katherine Lazarski
Manhattan Institute


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