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FTC, DOJ to Host Second Public Workshop on Examining U.S. Health Care Competition

The workshop will study recent developments related to health care provider organization and payment models, with an emphasis on how they may affect competition in the provision of health care services.

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Statement by FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez on Appellate Ruling in the POM Wonderful Matter

Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez issued the following statement in response to a ruling today by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit regarding the FTC’s deceptive advertising case against POM Wonderful, its parent company, and its principals. “Today’s...
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In First FTC Cases Against Car Title Lenders, Companies Settle Charges They Deceptively Advertised the Cost of Their Loans

The Federal Trade Commission has taken action for the first time against two car title lenders, reaching settlements that will require them to stop their use of deceptive advertising to market title loans. A car title loan is typically a high cost, short-term loan, secured with the consumer’s car...
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Funeral Home Settles FTC Charges It Violated the Funeral Rule

An Ohio funeral home operator has agreed to pay a civil penalty to settle Federal Trade Commission charges for violating the agency’s Funeral Rule , which requires funeral providers to provide information consumers need to compare prices and buy only the funeral services and goods they want. At the...
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FTC Puts Conditions on Sun Pharmaceutical’s Proposed Acquisition of Ranbaxy

Pharmaceutical companies Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. and Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd. have agreed to divest Ranbaxy’s interests in generic minocycline tablets in order to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that Sun’s $4 billion proposed acquisition of Ranbaxy would likely be...

Coming Events

Feb 9

Working Together to Advance Protections for Immigrant Consumers

The Federal Trade Commission, the Los Angeles Department of Consumer Affairs and the State Bar of California invite you to attend a conference on Working Together to Advance Protections for Immigrant Consumers. The conference will bring together legal services lawyers, law...
Feb 24
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Examining Health Care Competition

The Federal Trade Commission and U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division will hold a public workshop on February 24-25, 2015, as part of the workshop series, “Examining Health Care Competition,” to study recent developments related to health care provider organization and...
Mar 1

National Consumer Protection Week 2015

Every year, National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) encourages people and businesses to learn more about avoiding scams and understanding consumer rights. NCPW highlights free resources from government agencies and consumer organizations to help people make smarter buying decisions...

Past Events

Jan 29

Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week Twitter Chat

The FTC and the Identity Theft Resource Center will co-host a Twitter chat about tax ID theft. Follow @FTC where consumers can join the conversation on #IDTheftChat. See FTC Twitter chats to learn more.
Jan 27

Twitter Chat on the Internet of Things

FTC staff hosted a Twitter chat to discuss the new Internet of Things report, using #FTCIoT. Staff answered questions for 60 minutes. See the Transcript.
Jan 27

Webinar on Tax Identity Theft and IRS Imposter Scams

Hosted by the FTC, AARP, and TIGTA Open to everyone To join the webinar: Click "Join Now" Enter the event number: 997 867 542 and event password: M33ting To hear the webinar: Call (800) 230-1074                Enter confirmation Number: 350395