FTC staff issue advisory opinions to help clarify FTC rules and decisions, often in response to requests from businesses and industry groups. To find a specific opinion, use the filters on this page.
Response to request by ACA International regarding whether the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act prohibits a debt collector from notifying a consumer who disputed a debt that the collector has ceased its collection efforts, Decisions Volume 144
Addresses whether affiliates must disclose audited financial statements under Item 21.
Re: Follow-Up to February 9, 2002 MedSouth, Inc. Staff Advisory Opinion
Addresses whether a franchisor may distribute disclosure documents in a foreign language.
Discusses under what circumstances a funeral provider may need a contract with a cemetery provider to provide either a good faith estimate of the cemetery costs or the actual costs.