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On August 26, 2022, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) published its Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2022-2026 (the Strategic Plan or the Plan) and its Annual Performance Report for Fiscal Year 2021 and Performance Plan for Fiscal Years 2022-2023 (the Performance Report and Plan or the Report). The accompanying press release can be found on the Federal Trade Commission's website.

The Strategic Plan describes the FTC’s strategic goals in promoting competition over the next five years, as well as the performance metrics by which the FTC will measure its success in achieving those goals. It enumerates three main strategic goals:

  1. Protect the public from unfair or deceptive acts or practices in the marketplace
  2. Protect the public from unfair methods of competition in the marketplace and promote fair competition
  3. Advance the FTC’s effectiveness and performance