FTC Act's Section 5 Apparently Applies Across the Board

Halley, Gary D.; Knowles, Jeffrey D.
May 2008
Response;May2008, Vol. 16 Issue 8, p90
The article discusses various considerations in understanding the applicability of Section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Act in the U.S. The section prohibits unfair or deceptive acts or practices to ensure that law is practiced within the businesses. It is suggested that Section 5 of the FTC Act covers all the categories to assure fairness which means that entrepreneurs still need to obey a certain law protecting the rights of the consumers even if it does not cover their business.


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