FTC: Cost/Benefit Analysis of Proposed Rules – A Deeper Dive
Although primarily an enforcement agency, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued a historic number of proposed rules over the past two years. From prohibiting non-compete provisions potentially impacting 30 million employment contracts or privacy and data security rules implicating personal information online, these proposed rules will affect most sectors of the U.S. economy. This panel of experts will explore how a federal agency undertakes the cost-benefit analysis for proposed rules, comparing independent agencies to those subject to OIRA review, and provide practical tips for lawyers and economists working on agency rulemaking comments.
Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs
National Automotive Dealers Association
Director, Thomas A. Roe Institute for Economic Policy Studies
The Heritage Foundation
NERA Economic Consulting
Chief Legal Officer and Policy Director
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, LLP
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