Third Circuit Limits FTC

Third Circuit Limits FTC’s Ability to Seek Monetary Remedies for Past Conduct

In Short

The Situation: The United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit ruled that the FTC could not recover past profits under FTC Act Section 13(b) if the alleged violation occurred in the past and the defendant was not "violating" or "about to violate" the law.

The Impact: The FTC's purs