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Agency Federal Trade Commission
Acronym FTC
Hierarchy Independent Establishments and Government Corporations.
Docs News Releases; Speeches; Reports; Fact Sheets
URL http://www.ftc.gov/
Notes The Federal Trade Commission enforces a variety of federal antitrust and consumer protection laws. The Commission seeks to ensure that the nation's markets function competitively, and are vigorous, efficient, and free of undue restrictions. The Commission also works to enhance the smooth operation of the marketplace by eliminating acts or practices that are unfair or deceptive. In general, the Commission's efforts are directed toward stopping actions that threaten consumers' opportunities to exercise informed choice.