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Under the legislation, the FTC may investigate and sue companies that engage in unfair and deceptive business practices.
The FTC has notably used its interest in enforcing antitrust laws by initiating a lawsuit against the North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners--a lawsuit that eventually reached the United States Supreme Court.
The FTC said Apple failed to notify parents that typing in a password would approve a transaction and then open a 15-minute window in which unlimited charges could be made without authorization.
He explains, too, that the FTC often files comments with other agencies working in fields related to those on which the FTC works.
When FTC requests show up, it's time to dig into the details.
5) An FTC is specifically prohibited, however, from serving as a personal representative or co-personal representative of a probate estate administered in Florida.
The FTC looks at the ad in context and as a whole, rather than focusing on certain words so as to ascertain what the ad overall conveys to that typical consumer.
The FTC action grew out of three breaches of the Wyndham data system between June 2008 and January 2010 by a criminal organization based in Russia.
Nonetheless, they reflect how the FTC will likely apply Section 5(a) of the FTC Act, which prohibits unfair or deceptive acts or practices, to environmental marketing claims.
Whole Foods' own pronouncements establish that the consummation of the merger on paper does not mean that the integration of the two companies is complete," the FTC told the court of appeals.
Spaull continues to explain that the FTC system works to fight against a variety of issues surrounding these impoverished countries.
The FTC found that the PPA in effect renders NTSP as the sole bargaining agent of the competing physicians, and thus facilitates price fixing among competitor physicians.
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