deceptive trade practices

"Practices that involve misleading or misrepresenting products or services to consumers and customers. In the U.S., these practices are regulated by the Federal Trade Commission at the federal level and typically by the Attorney General's Office of Consumer Protection at the state level."
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  • Trade Practices Act 1974 — The Trade Practices Act 1974 is an act of the Parliament of Australia. The act provides for protection of consumers and prevents some restrictive trade practices of companies. It is the key antitrust law in Australia. It is administered by the… …   Wikipedia

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  • Trade Commission Act — A federal statute, enacted in 1914, establishing the Federal Trade Commission, declaring unfair methods of competition and unfair or deceptive acts or practices in commerce to be unlawful, and empowering the Trade Commission to prevent the use of …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Unfair Trade Practice — Using various deceptive, fraudulent or unethical methods to obtain business. Unfair trade practices include misrepresentation, false advertising, tied selling and other acts that are declared unlawful by statute. It can also be referred to as… …   Investment dictionary

  • Federal Trade Commission Act — The Federal Trade Commission Act of 1914 (15 U.S.C §§ 41 58, as amended ) established the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), a bipartisan body of five members appointed by the President of the United States for seven year terms. This Commission was… …   Wikipedia

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  • Fair Debt Collection Practices Act — The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (aka FDCPA), usc|15|1692 et seq., is a United States statute added in 1978 as Title VIII of the Consumer Credit Protection Act. Its purposes are to eliminate abusive practices in the collection of consumer… …   Wikipedia

  • Federal Trade Commission - FTC — An independent federal agency whose main goals are to protect consumers and to ensure a strong competitive market by enforcing a variety of consumer protection and antitrust laws. These laws guard against harmful business practices and protect… …   Investment dictionary

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