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Case: Fairbanks Capital Corp.
Closing Letter: Resolution Directing Use of Compulsory Process to Collect Information for Use in Preparing a Report to Congress Regarding the Marketing of Food and Beverages to Children and Adolescents
July 31, 2007
Advisory Opinion: Opinion 07-5
Discusses whether the Funeral Rule requires a funeral provider to make its facilities available for a memorial service to families who do not make any other funeral arrangements with the provider.
July 18, 2007
The FTC and the Department of Health and Human Services jointly sponsored a forum planned as a follow-up to the agencies' 2005 workshop on the same topic. The forum allowed members of the food and media industries and self-regulatory groups to report on their progress in implementing initiatives...
Advisory Opinion: Opinion 07-4
Discusses whether funeral providers may charge fees for storing third-party caskets or for disposing of the containers in which they are shipped; and whether funeral providers may use two separate Statements of Funeral Goods and Services -- one for its own charges and one for third-party cash...
July 11, 2007
The FTC hosted a summit that brought together experts from the business, government, and technology sectors, consumer advocates, and academics to explore consumer protection issues surrounding spam, phishing, and malware.
Closing Letter: Premiere Radio Networks, Inc.
July 9, 2007
Report: Credit-Based Insurance Scores: Impacts on Consumers of Automobile Insurance: A Report to Congress By the Federal Trade Commission
This study examines the effect of credit-based insurance scores on the price and availability of automobile insurance and the impact of such scores on racial and ethnic minority groups and on low-income groups. Using a large database of insurance policies, the study shows that scores are effective...
Closing Letter: Dollar Tree Stores, Inc.
June 5, 2007
Closing Letter: Prestige Brands, Inc./Chloraseptic Defense Daily Health Strips
June 1, 2007
Report: Improving Consumer Mortgage Disclosures: An Empirical Assessment of Current and Prototype Disclosure Forms: A Bureau of Economics Staff Report
This study presents the results of 36 in-depth interviews with recent mortgage customers, and quantitative consumer testing with over 800 mortgage customers, that examined how consumers search for mortgages, how well consumers understand current mortgage cost disclosures and the terms of their own...
Closing Letter: Insight Pharmaceuticals Corporation/Sucrets Defense
June 1, 2007
Closing Letter: Paws, Inc.
May 29, 2007
Closing Letter: Bebo, Inc.
May 29, 2007
Public Statement: Application of the Franchise Rule
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Closing Letter: Letter Granting Petition of ZX Automobile Company of North America, Inc., For Stay of Application of the Franchise Rule
May 8, 2007
Public Event: The Rebate Debate
April 27, 2007
The FTC hosted a public workshop that gathered consumer advocates, government officials, business people, and other parties involved in the rebate process. The workshop provided an opportunity to discuss consumers' perspectives on rebates and challenges businesses face when they offer rebates, and...
Public Event: Proof Positive: New Directions for ID Authentication
April 23, 2007
The FTC hosted a public workshop to explore the role of authentication processes in preventing identity theft. The workshop provided a forum for discussion among public sector, private sector, and consumer representatives about better ways to authenticate the identities of individuals. It focused...
Closing Letter: Russ Berrie and Company, Inc.
April 9, 2007
Closing Letter: RC2 Corporation
April 9, 2007
Discusses the application of the Telemarketing Sales Rule to a proposed business plan involving the sale of automobile service contracts.
Addresses whether a franchisor may distribute disclosure documents in a foreign language.
Closing Letter: Mystic Stamp Company
March 30, 2007
Closing Letter: Littleton Coin Company
March 30, 2007
Closing Letter: Trinity Enterprise, Inc.
March 29, 2007
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.
Advisory Opinion: Opinion 07-3
Reiterates the long-standing policy that funeral providers may not require consumers to inspect and accept third-party merchandise.
Advisory Opinion: Opinion 07-2
Discusses whether funeral providers may routinely charge a fee for the refrigeration of bodies that is separate from the non-declinable basic services fee, and whether funeral providers may charge a fee, separate from the non-declinable basic services fee, for the use of an automobile to obtain...
Public Event: Broadband Connectivity Competition Policy
February 13, 2007
The FTC hosted a public workshop on that brought together experts from business, government, and the technology sector, consumer advocates, and academics to explore competition and consumer protection issues relating to broadband Internet access, including so-called "network neutrality." The...
Closing Letter: Salmon of the Americas, Inc.
February 2, 2007
Press Release: Sony BMG Settles FTC Charges
CDs’ Embedded Content Protection Software Posed Security Risks, Limited CD Use, and Monitored Users’ Listening Habits on their Computers, Without Consumer Consent Sony BMG Music Entertainment has agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that it violated federal law when it sold CDs without...
January 25, 2007
The FTC hosted a workshop to analyze the marketing of goods and services through offers with negative option features. The workshop, which brought together consumer representatives, academics, and industry leaders, addressed the pros and cons of such offers, discuss online marketing of such offers...