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Synonyms for FTC

an independent agency of the United States federal government that maintains fair and free competition

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The FTC monitors compliance with the Federal Trade Commission Act and is authorized to take action when it becomes aware of a non-complying advertisement.
Wyndham Worldwide Corporation, the FTC alleges that Wyndham and its hotel subsidiaries violated Section 5 of the FTC Act, which forbids "unfair or deceptive" practices by not maintaining "reasonable and appropriate" data security protections.
The FTC filed the Danielson Law Group complaint and request for a Temporary Restraining Order ("TRO") and Preliminary Injunction in the U.
The Green Guides as finalized by the FTC are substantially similar to the Green Guides proposed by the FTC in 2010.
Although the FTC rule does not include a definition, it offers examples to illustrate its intent.
An Appendix to the FTC rule provides sample clauses related to the required disclosures, and it can be found in the May 24, 2000, Federal Register (Vol.
While Earnest says FTC guidelines prevented Food Lion from selling the stores to Johnson, FTC spokesman Eric London maintains, "We did not review Mr.
Quickie" Refunds Attributable to FTC Carrybacks: Section 6411 should be amended to treat foreign tax credit carrybacks in the same manner as other loss and credit carrybacks for purposes of the "quickie" refund procedures.
The same cognitive development that enables children to get around the Web also lets them recognize advertising when they see it," notes John Calfee, a former staff economist with the FTC, now a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute.
FTC is the latest component in our continuing approach of meeting the demand driven market for wireless telecommunications.
Thus, all FTC limitation categories will be reclassified into either the passive or general limitation category.
Critics and defenders of Hollywood's practices, along with FTC officials, all agree that the proposal raises complex and troubling legal issues.
Now the FTC is taking more forceful measures to pull the plug on these unscrupulous firms.