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The FTC provides guidance in the form of advisory opinions concerning proposed conduct. The process starts with a request for advice from the party proposing the conduct. Many competition advisory opinions are rendered by Bureau staff, and often involve issues in the health care field. Commission advisory opinions are voted on by the Commission and are intended to address substantial or novel questions of fact or law, or subjects of significant interest.  (See also the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice for information on their business review procedure.)