Friday, September 26, 2008
FTC Seeks Comments on Proposed Amendments to its Rules of Practice Regarding Adjudicative Proceedings
Posted by D. Daniel Sokol
According to a FTC press release:
The Federal Trade Commission today issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) seeking public comment on proposed rule revisions that would amend Parts 3 and 4 of the agency’s Rules of Practice, with the goal of further expediting its adjudicative proceedings, improving the quality of adjudicative decision-making, and clarifying the respective roles of the Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) and the Commission in Part 3 proceedings. The FTC currently is seeking public comment on the proposed amendments as part of the rulemaking process.