All Federal Trade Commission Act articles

  • Supreme Court

    Supreme Court to consider scope of FTC enforcement authority


    The Supreme Court agreed to hear a case that will decide whether the FTC can seek to recoup funds unlawfully obtained by individuals and companies resulting from violations of consumer protection laws.

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    Diamonds not always the FTC’s best friend


    The Federal Trade Commission has sent letters to jewelry marketers warning them that some of their advertisements for jewelry made with simulated or laboratory-created diamonds may be in violation of the FTC Act.

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    Think the FTC Isn’t Monitoring Big Data? Think Again


    Companies that use Big Data analytics will want to carefully review a new report issued this month by the Federal Trade Commission, which warns companies about the sort of ethical, legal, and compliance risks they could encounter when using data analytics practices that fly in the face of consumer protection ...