Trump To Nominate Competition-Focused Simons For FTC Chair, CP-Focused Chopra For Commissioner; Reports Of Philips For Additional Seat

President Trump

After months of speculation among the consumer protection and antitrust bars, Trump announced today his intention to nominate former Director of the Bureau of Competition and current Paul Weiss partner Joseph Simons as Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission.

Fracking In California Under Spotlight As Some Local Municipalities Issue Bans

Valero Energy Corporation will likely face an uphill battle ahead in California over its plans to purchase storage terminals in Martinez and Richmond, California from Plains All American Pipeline.