Edith Ramirez http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/36550/all en REFILE-UPDATE 1-President Obama to name Edith Ramirez head of Federal Trade Commission http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130228/president-obama-name-edith-ramirez-head-federal-trade-commissio <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON, Feb 28 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama intends to name Edith Ramirez the chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission, a White House official said on Thursday.</p> <p>Ramirez has been an FTC commissioner since April 2010. She was a Los Angeles lawyer specializing in business litigation before joining the commission.</p> <p>The FTC works to protect consumers from unfair business practices and maintain competition in the marketplace.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130228/president-obama-name-edith-ramirez-head-federal-trade-commissio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Edith Ramirez Edith Ramirez Entertainment Environment Federal Trade Commission Health Politics United States Thomson Reuters Thu, 28 Feb 2013 13:15:24 +0000 5769667 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 5-Obama is to name Edith Ramirez FTC chief http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130228/update-2-president-obama-name-edith-ramirez-head-federal-trade- <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* FTC probing Office Depot/OfficeMax deal, Tesoro refinery buy</p> <p>* Ramirez, Obama knew each other at Harvard Law School</p> <p>* No word on who will fill vacant commissioner position</p> <p>By Diane Bartz</p> <p>WASHINGTON, Feb 28 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama is to name Edith Ramirez, once his colleague at the Harvard Law Review, as chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission, the FTC said on Thursday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130228/update-2-president-obama-name-edith-ramirez-head-federal-trade-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Consumer protection Corporate crime Edith Ramirez Entertainment Environment Federal Trade Commission Health Politics Social Issues Thomson Reuters Thu, 28 Feb 2013 15:45:32 +0000 5769831 at http://www.globalpost.com