the Federal Trade Commission

the Federal Trade Commission
the Federal Trade Commission UK US noun (ABBREVIATION the FTC) COMMERCE, GOVERNMENT
a US government organization that is responsible for preventing unfair or dishonest business activities: »

The Federal Trade Commission is considering opening its own investigation into several businesses involved in data collection.

Compare OFFICE OF FAIR TRADING(Cf. ↑Office of Fair Trading)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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