Build Back Better Act Could Expose Companies to Harsh FTC Penalties


In this Law360 article, our cyber and privacy team analyzes the potential stakes of a provision in the proposed Build Back Better Act that would dramatically expand the Federal Trade Commission’s penalty authority.

Partner Doug Meal and associates Hannah Levin and Sulina Gabale warn that the new authority, if adopted by Congress, “will weigh heavily on the companies targeted by the FTC under that amendment.”