Advisory Opinions

Our staff issue advisory opinions to help clarify FTC rules and decisions regarding either competition or consumer protection issues, often in response to requests from businesses and industry groups. To find a specific opinion, use the filters on this page. Parties may request advice from our staff concerning proposed conduct.

Opinion 84-1

Opines that refusal to accept a funeral because the family has purchased a third-party casket, and refusal to accept delivery of a third-party casket would be funeral rule violations.