FTC Chairman Will Stay for Google-DoubleClick Vote

FTC Chairman Deborah Platt Majoras said that she will not recuse herself from hearing the Google-DoubleClick merger case, arguing that the fact her husband's law firm is representing DoubleClick doesn't merit her recusal. In a statement posted to the FTC's Web site, Majoras said that her husband's law firm, Jones Day, is not representing DoubleClick before the FTC and noted that her husband is no longer an equity partner in the firm, meaning that his pay will in no way be determined by the outcome of the case.

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