May 27, 2020

#61 From Virtual Spring Meeting: What To Expect In FTC CP Enforcement

This special episode is the audio of a program that ran during the ABA Antitrust Section’s popular Virtual Spring Meeting April 20-May 1, 2020 – enjoy!

From record fines to novel theories of harm, the FTC has pursued vigorous consumer protection enforcement under Chairman Simons. This panel will discuss recent FTC enforcement and priorities, including impacts, if any, of COVID-19 on enforcement priorities, as well as in the areas of privacy, data security, marketing, advertising, and fintech, consider whether FTC enforcement has expanded in reach, and implications for future CP enforcement.

Listen to the episode

Session Chair/Moderator

Kay Lynn Brumbaugh, Chief Legal Officer & Secretary, GIACT Systems LLP, Dallas, TX


  • Terrell McSweeny, Covington & Burling LLP, Washington, DC
  • Christie Thompson, Kelley Drye & Warren LLP, Washington, DC
  • Serena Viswanathan, Acting Deputy Director, Bureau of Consumer Protection, Federal Trade Commission, Washington, DC
  • Thomas F. Zych, Thompson Hine LLP, Cleveland, OH

Presented by the Advertising Disputes & Litigation and Consumer Protection Committee