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FTC finalizes new rules related to Part 2 (non-adjudicative) investigations and attorney conduct

28 September 2012

Antitrust, Competition and Economic Regulation Alert

On 20 September 2012, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced final changes to its internal Rules of Practice regarding Part 2 (non-adjudicative) investigations and attorney conduct. The new rules are intended to streamline investigations and keep up with advances in e-discovery. Although clients are unlikely to notice any significant departure from the FTC’s current practices, a few changes are noteworthy, if only for the fact that the FTC found a need to codify current practices into formal rules.

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