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Unformatted text preview: Federal Trade Commission: The FTC deals with issues that touch the economic life of every American. It is the only federal agency with both consumer protection and competition jurisdiction in broad sectors of the economy. The FTC pursues vigorous and effective law enforcement; advances consumers’ interests by sharing its expertise with federal and state legislatures and U.S. and international government agencies; develops policy and research tools through hearings, workshops, and conferences; and creates practical and plain-language educational programs for consumers and businesses in a global marketplace with constantly changing technologies. Note: Consumer Protection Laws come under this commission. http://www.ftc.gov/ Securities Exchange Committee: Created by Congress to regulate the securities markets and protect investors. In addition to regulation and protection, it also monitors the corporate takeovers in the U.S. The SEC is composed of five commissioners appointed by the U.S. President and approved by the Senate. The statutes administered by the SEC are appointed by the U....
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This note was uploaded on 04/24/2008 for the course MAN 101 taught by Professor N/a during the Fall '07 term at Bay State.
- Fall '07