LaFalce confirming the application to banks of the prohibition contained in section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission Act
against unfair or deceptive acts or practices.
The Federal Trade Commission Act
, enacted in 1914, is codified at 15 U.
Laws addressed in this course include the Sherman Antitrust Act, the Clayton Act, The Robinson-Patman Act and the Federal Trade Commission Act
The statutes closely mirror the Federal Trade Commission Act
(FTC act),(3) which also protects "the public from abuses arising in the course of competitive trade.
The principal federal antitrust acts are the Sherman Act, (1) the Clayton Act, (2) the Federal Trade Commission Act
, (3) the Robinson-Patman Act, (4) and the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act.
Generally, they modeled their legislation after either the Federal Trade Commission Act
(FTCA) or the Uniform Deceptive Trade Practices Act.
The FTC has issued a guide for the passenger-car tire industry which provides that direct or indirect representations made by members of the industry do not conform to the Federal Trade Commission Act
unless the amount of the federal excise tax on tires is either included in the sale price of the tire or set out immediately next to the tire price.
At that time, the FTC announced that it had reached a settlement with Chase Consulting that included a permanent injunction prohibiting it from deceptive practices that violate the Federal Trade Commission Act
The order does not prevent AICPA from formulating reasonable ethical guidelines prohibiting solicitation, advertising or trade names that it reasonably believes would be false or deceptive within the meaning of Section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission Act
She is experienced defending clients in consumer class and regulatory actions alleging violations of various state and federal laws, including the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, Federal Trade Commission Act
, Electronic Communications Privacy Act, Electronic Funds Transfer Act, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act, as well as California's False Advertising Law, Unfair Competition Law, Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act, Rosenthal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Consumers Legal Remedies Act, California's Invasion of Privacy Act and California Penal Code u 327, covering endless chain/pyramid schemes.
Consumer class actions commonly allege state consumer protection law violations because the Federal Trade Commission Act
and other federal consumer protection statutes do not provide a private right of action.
The HUD-FTC investigation found Fairbanks violated the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), the Federal Trade Commission Act
(FTCA), the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA).