Although the Federal Trade Commission won its effort to quash a lawsuit over its probe of LabMD, the now-defunct medical laboratory is still trying to sue three agency employees.
Unexpected, surreptitious fees in retail transactions — additions like “convenience fees” and “resort fees” — have proliferated wildly over the past 30 years. When they aren’t clearly disclosed at the start of a transaction, their omission can deceive consumers and distort the purchase decision....
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If the Supreme Court limits the Federal Trade Commission’s ability to obtain redress, the agency will likely concentrate on alternate ways of enforcing existing rules and writing more of them.
Most nominations to the Federal Trade Commission are confirmed by the Senate with little controversy, and Lina Khan is not likely to be an exception.
Though traditional news outlets want an antitrust exemption to help fend off the threat of Facebook and Google, past waivers haven’t prevented problems in the industry.
The Federal Trade Commission has vowed to crack down on landlords looking to illegally evict tenants suffering from financial hardships.
Getting vaccinated feels good, so good people want to celebrate. And where do people celebrate these days? Social media.
Home repair fraud is a second disaster for homeowners after damaging storms, tornadoes and floods strike, the Federal Trade Commission said this month. The agency told consumers to beware of these...