McGeorge School of Law

Completely Clueless or Completely Venal?: Regulators, Wrongdoing and Corporate Responses to the Federal Trade Commission


Feb. 20, 2013 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.


In the Grand Salon at the library of McGeorge School of Law


David Vladeck, Co-Director, Institute for Public Representation, Professor of Law Georgetown University Law Center, presented "Completely Clueless or Completely Venal? Regulators, Wrongdoing and Corporate Responses to the Federal Trade Commission."

There were also Comments by Professor Paul Paton, Vice Provost, Director, Ethics Across the Professions Initiative

About Professor David Vladeck

Professor Vladeck spent over 25 years with Public Citizen Litigation Group, handling and supervising complex litigation.Professor Laurel Terry

He has argued a number of cases before the United States Supreme Court and more than 60 cases before the federal courts of appeal and state courts of last resort. He testifies frequently before Congress and writes on administrative law, preemption, first amendment, and access to justice issues. Professor Vladeck has also served as the Director of the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Consumer Protection and received the agency’s Distinguished Service Award in December 2012. Vladeck has recently been named by Newsweek-The Daily Beast as one of the most important “Navigators” of the Digital Economy and ranked highly in publication’s “Top 100 Digital Power Index.”

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The Ethics Across the Professions Initiative is supported by the Sierra Health Foundation.

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