Federal Trade Commission

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Noun1.Federal Trade Commission - an independent agency of the United States federal government that maintains fair and free competitionFederal Trade Commission - an independent agency of the United States federal government that maintains fair and free competition; enforces federal antitrust laws; educates the public about identity theft
independent agency - an agency of the United States government that is created by an act of Congress and is independent of the executive departments
Office of Inspector General, OIG - the investigative arm of the Federal Trade Commission
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The Federal Trade Commission works to promote competition, and protect and educate consumers.
The planned consent contact has to be accepted by the Federal Trade Commission and has to be submitted for approval to a federal district court before it becomes effective.
Now, according to the sources, the acquisition process has already been started and the clearance by the Federal Trade Commission is another hurdle that has been overcome.
23) Federal Trade Commission, FTC Issues Report of 2009 Top Consumer Complaints (Feb.
The Federal Trade Commission enforces state-chartered credit unions' compliance, and those credit unions must have their compliance plans in place by Aug.
Step 4: File a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) by using the FTC's Identity Theft Hotline by telephone: 1-877-438-4338, online at www.
While the Federal Trade Commission has negotiated and accepted numerous consent orders involving illegal conduct regarding physician contracting and anti-trust issues, this is the first antitrust physician case in over 20 years to be decided by a full hearing (trial) at the Federal Trade Commission.
If you suspect your personal information has been compromised or stolen, be sure to promptly contact the Federal Trade Commission and the identity theft Web site at www.
According to the Federal Trade Commission, the average victim spends $1,374 and 175 hours cleaning up their credit reports.
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued its final rule on the proper disposal of consumer report information and records under the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003 (FACTA) and the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).
The ANPR was developed jointly by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Federal Trade Commission, the National Credit Union Administration, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Office of Thrift Supervision, and the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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