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Federal Trade Commission

Definitions

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an independent agency of the United States federal government that maintains fair and free competition; enforces federal antitrust laws; educates the public about identity theft

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Examples

  • And courts have significantly narrowed the scope of antitrust law in recent years, further raising the bar for the Federal Trade Commission, which is handling the probe, to bring a successful case.

    Feds to Launch Probe of Google

  • This allows consumers to look at the full price, not just the purchase price, says Hamptom Newsome, an attorney for the Federal Trade Commission, which is requiring the new labels.

    Traditional incandescent bulbs on their way out starting Jan. 1

  • Tanger also will acquire the Prime Outlets Jeffersonville in Ohio from Simon Property Group Inc., which had to divest one of its outlet centers in that market due to terms the Federal Trade Commission imposed on its acquisition last year of the Prime Outlets chain.

    Tanger Factory Expanding With Three Acquisitions

  • The Federal Trade Commission, which is conducting a broad antitrust probe of Google but hasn't accused it of any wrongdoing, had been looking at that issue, among others, people familiar with the matter have said.

    Zagat Deal Extends Google's Influence

  • Mr. Katz added that the Federal Trade Commission, which is conducting a broad antitrust probe of Google, has subpoenaed "troves of data" from Nextag that show the company is performing "less well" since the alleged Google ad practice went into effect.

    Google Rivals Are Readying An Antitrust Assault in D.C.

  • Not only would the group duplicate the functions of existing agencies—namely, the Federal Trade Commission, which through Congress-enacted legislation and its own market manipulation rule, is already empowered to investigate and prevent "price gouging," and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, with which the FTC has a memorandum of understanding to implement the rule—but it is blatantly political.

    Obama's Political 'Price-Gouging'

  • But Green Mountain just might have raised eyebrows at the Federal Trade Commission, which is taking its sweet time to review the transaction.

    OVERHEARD: A Brewing Battle

  • But Green Mountain just might have raised eyebrows at the Federal Trade Commission, which is taking its sweet time to review the transaction.

    Overheard: A Brewing Battle

  • The Federal Trade Commission was the brainchild of Louis Brandeis, who was known as the first people's lawyer.

    10 Questions for . . . David Vladeck, Director of the Bureau of Consumer Protection, Federal Trade Commission

  • But Green Mountain just might have raised eyebrows at the Federal Trade Commission, which is taking its sweet time to review the transaction.

    Overheard: A Brewing Battle

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