Legal Resources

Franchise and Business Opportunity Program Review 1993-2000

June 1, 2001

Review of complaint data, law enforcement, and consumer education with regards to the Franchise and Business Opportunity Program.

Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Workshop

April 3, 2001

Workshop gathering information to report to Congress on the benefits and burdens of a section of the Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act that authorizes use of an electronic record to send legally required information to consumers under certain circumstances.

Predatory Lending Forum

April 3, 2001

Forum convened consumer advocates, bankers, state and federal regulators, and New York homeowners and senior citizens to explore legislative, legal and community-based initiatives to combat predatory lending.

Tar, Nicotine, and Carbon Monoxide Testing of Cigarettes Report - 1998

July 7, 2000

Report on tar, nicotine, and carbon monoxide testing of cigarettes manufactured and sold in the United States in 1998.

Public Workshop on the Funeral Rule

November 19, 1999

National conference to consider review of the FTC's Funeral Rule

Tar, Nicotine, and Carbon Monoxide Testing of Cigarettes Report - 1996

September 28, 1999

Report on tar, nicotine, and carbon monoxide testing of cigarettes manufactured and sold in the United States in 1996.

Tar, Nicotine, and Carbon Monoxide Testing of Cigarettes Report - 1997

September 28, 1999

Report on tar, nicotine, and carbon monoxide testing of 1,262 cigarettes manufactured and sold in the United States in 1997.

Alcohol Report - 1999

September 9, 1999

1999 FTC alcohol report about the effectiveness of the alcohol industry's voluntary guidelines for advertising and marketing to underage audiences.
 

Cigar Sales and Marketing Expenditures Report - 1996 and 1997

July 21, 1999

Report on cigar sales, advertising, and promotion covering 1996 and 1997.

Cigarette Sales and Marketing Expenditures Report - 1997

July 21, 1999

Report on cigarettes sales, advertising, and promotion covering 1997.

Competition and the Financial Impact of the Proposed Tobacco Industry Settlement

September 22, 1997

Analysis of the potential economic impact of the proposed settlement with the tobacco industry on cigarette prices, industry profits, and government revenues.
 

Vehicle Buyback Disclosures

October 3, 1996

Forum on the questions and issues raised in a petition asking the FTC to look into whether vehicles bought back under state lemon laws are being resold without disclosing to subsequent purchasers that the vehicles had been bought back.

Vehicle Buyback Disclosures

November 8, 1995

Public forum on whether vehicles bought back under state lemon laws are being resold without disclosing that fact to purchasers