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27: Unfair Trade Practices and the Federal Trade Commission

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    Learning Objectives

    After reading this chapter, you should understand the following:

    • The general powers of the Federal Trade Commission
    • The general principles of law that govern deceptive acts and practices
    • Several categories of deceptive acts and practices, with examples
    • The remedies that the Federal Trade Commission has at its disposal to police unfair trade practices