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 US Federal Trade Commission has approved a final order that needs Spain-based Grifols to sell certain assets as a condition for its acquisition of Biotest US in accordance with the federal antitrust law, it was reported yesterday.
Source: National Association of Realtors, Data and Privacy Toolkit; Federal Trade Commission, "Protecting Personal Information: A Guide for Business," available at ftc.gov/infosecurity.
Comment: Companies nix deal following administrative complaint from the US Federal Trade Commission
The United States Federal Trade Commission and the Canadian Competition Bureau were the only remaining regulatory approvals needed to complete the acquisition.
They should be sent to: Federal Trade Commission, Office of the Secretary, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue N.W., Suite CC-5610 (Annex B), Washington, DC 20580, or they may be delivered to: Federal Trade Commission, Office of the Secretary, 400 7th Street SW, 5th Floor, Suite 5610 (Annex B), Washington, DC 20024.
Volkswagen AG (Xetra: VW), a Germany-based automaker, has agreed to a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission that will offer upwards of USD10bn to owners and lessees of Volkswagen and Audi 2.0-litre diesel cars.
It should be noted that last March, the Renewable Fuels Association asked the departments of Justice, Energy and Agriculture, as well as the Federal Trade Commission, to launch a similar investigation.
Google and the Federal Trade Commission declined comment on the matter.
The "Federal Trade Commission Cigarette Report" and "Federal Trade Commission Smokeless Tobacco Report" for 2007 and 2008, released in July, are available at www.ftc.gov.
The American Bar Association (ABA) filed suit in 2009 when the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) argued that lawyers should be treated as creditors under the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act because they bill for legal work after it is done, thus extending credit.
The Federal Trade Commission began reviewing how private information belonging to Netflix's subscribers was protected, according to a blog post on the company's site.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) website is a great place to start.

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