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Representing a Franchisor in an FTC Investigation

by C. Griffith Towle

Summer 1996 – The Federal Trade Commission (Commission or FTC) is charged with protecting the public from unfair and deceptive acts or practices in or affecting commerce. Such acts or practices are deemed “unlawful” pursuant to Section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission Act and, in appropriate circumstances, may give rise to equitable remedies, civil penalties and/or consumer redress.   View a pdf copy of the article.