Enforceable Codes of Conduct: Protecting Consumers Across Borders

Enforceable  Codes of Conduct: Protecting Consumers Across Borders

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Event Description

The Federal Trade Commission will host a forum on using enforceable industry codes of conduct to protect consumers in cross-border commerce.  Such systems, where government entities, businesses, consumer groups and other organizations develop and administer voluntary procedures that govern areas falling outside of traditional government oversight, are becoming increasingly important with the expansion of global commerce.

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