To guide this conversation, we will consider material published by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC
), although the FTC
is only one source of interpretive guidance.
Right now, if I am an in-house counsel, I would have to review the various consent decrees and FTC
public statements to try to piece together the standards," says Michelle Cohen, an Ifrah Law member.
has alleged that from approximately October 2010 to December 2013, this Austin, Texas-based operation preyed on financially distressed homeowners nationwide by making false promises that because of their affiliation with attorneys, their affiliation with a government program, their knowledge of the industry, and their relationships with mortgage lenders, Home Relief Foundation would be able to lower consumers' interest rates and monthly mortgage payments.
Spaull continues to explain that the FTC
system works to fight against a variety of issues surrounding these impoverished countries.
first issued the Green Guides in 1992 in response to an explosion of green marketing and advertising claims.
tax laws have eroded the effectiveness of the FTC
in alleviating double taxation.
After the AJCA, taxpayers must continue to be vigilant over FTC
rules, consumer fraud cases are investigated by its staff and ruled on by the agency's five appointed commissioners.
In February 1999, the FTC
and the National Association of Attorneys General cracked down on several credit repair companies.
So that income is not taxed twice, a company is allowed to claim an FTC
for income taxes paid or accrued to foreign countries (up to the amount of the U.
In the report, the FTC
lists several reasons for its recommendation that senders of spam nor be required to include specific characters, such as "ADV" in the subject line of e-mail.
Congress included a provision in FACTA that requires the FTC
and the Federal Reserve to study the use of credit in consultation with the Fair Housing Office of the Department of Housing and Urban Development and report the results of their study to the legislature.