Closing Letter: TruEffect, Inc.
Closing Letter: U.S. Coupling & Accessories, Inc.
The workshop explored various issues that online consumers confront as they buy goods or services from foreign businesses. These issues concern questions of what laws apply to direct, international business-to-consumer transactions, where disputes are heard, and which governments have authority to...
Rule Summary: Unavailability Rule
Press Release: Undercover Funeral Home Inspections in Nine States Yield Mixed Results; FTC Reminds Providers They Must Give Price Lists to Consumers
The Federal Trade Commission today announced that in 2007, law enforcement sweeps of 174 funeral homes in nine states found significant violations of the FTC’s Funeral Rule at 26 funeral homes and minor compliance deficiencies at 66 others. “Consumers making funeral arrangements are entitled to...
Press Release: Undercover Inspections of Funeral Homes in Nine States and Washington, D.C. Press Funeral Homes to Comply with Consumer Protection Law
Investigators working undercover in nine states and the District of Columbia found significant violations of Federal Trade Commission consumer protection rules at 52 of 175 funeral homes they visited during 2009. The FTC conducts undercover inspections every year to make sure that funeral homes are...
Press Release: Undercover Inspections of Funeral Homes in Seven States Ensure that Consumers Receive Price Lists Required by Law
Federal investigators working undercover in seven states during 2008 found significant violations of the Funeral Rule at 26 of 104 funeral homes visited. The Federal Trade Commission, which enforces the Funeral Rule, conducts undercover inspections of funeral homes every year to help ensure...
Case: Unified Global Group
Closing Letter: United Egg Producers (UEP)
Case: Upromise, Inc.
Case: US Search, Inc.
Case: USDrives Corporation
Rule Summary: Use of Prenotification Negative Option Plans
Under these plans, sellers ship merchandise such as books, compact discs or tapes automatically to their subscribers, and bill them for the merchandise, if they do not expressly reject the merchandise within a prescribed time.
Rule Summary: Used Car Rule
The Used Car Rule, formally known as the Used Motor Vehicle Trade Regulation Rule, has been in effect since 1985. It requires car dealers to display a window sticker, known as a Buyers Guide, on the used cars they offer for sale. The Buyers Guide discloses whether the dealer offers a warranty and,...
Closing Letter: Valassis Communications, Inc.