TITLE

FTC Act's Section 5 Apparently Applies Across the Board

AUTHOR(S)
Halley, Gary D.; Knowles, Jeffrey D.
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Response;May2008, Vol. 16 Issue 8, p90
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
31876639

 

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