In this month’s edition of CPI Talks we have the pleasure of speaking with Alden Abbott & Bruce Hoffman of the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”). Alden Abbott is the General Counsel of the FTC. As the Commission’s chief legal officer and adviser, the General Counsel represents the agency in court and provides legal counsel to the Commission and its bureaus and offices. Bruce Hoffman is Director of the Bureau of Competition at the FTC. Mr. Hoffman came to the FTC from Shearman & Sterling, where he was global co-head of the firm’s antitrust practice. Previously, Mr. Hoffman served as chair of Hunton & Williams’ antitrust practice, and prior to that, as Deputy Director and Associate Director of the FTC’s Bureau of Competition.