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Federal Trade Commission: Law, Practice and Procedure features detailed analysis of all areas of FTC responsibility, including: rule making procedures; trade regulation statutes and rules; rules and procedures for investigations and litigation; application of U.S. antitrust laws to overseas conduct; Hart-Scott-Rodino premerger rules; evolving concepts of unfairness and deception; and asset freezes, injunctions and actions for civil penalties and consumer redress.

The book brings you up-to-date on the latest legislative, judicial and administrative actions affecting practice before the Commission, including the FTC's enforcement of consumer privacy mandates in the FTC Act and in statutes addressing privacy in designated market sectors. It provides extensive discussion of: the application of consumer credit statutes and regulations; telemarketing regulations, credit repair organizations, identity theft, and pay-per-call services; and Gramm-Leach-Bliley protections for consumer financial information.

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Table of Contents


CHAPTER 1

The Federal Trade Commission Act: Historical Context, Legislative History, and Amendments



CHAPTER 2

Organization, Liaison Procedures, and Public Access



CHAPTER 3

Jurisdictional Prerequisites



CHAPTER 4

Unfair Methods of Competition



CHAPTER 5

Unfair Acts or Practices



CHAPTER 6

Deceptive Acts or Practices



CHAPTER 7

Consumer Protection Trade Regulation Rules



CHAPTER 8

The Clayton Act



CHAPTER 9

Consumer Credit Protection Act



CHAPTER 10

Other Laws for Which the FTC Has Enforcement Responsibilities



CHAPTER 11

Investigations



CHAPTER 12

Litigation



CHAPTER 13

Rulemaking



CHAPTER 14

Remedies



Index