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CASE COMMENTS: INTERNATIONAL POLICY - US FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION – UNFAIR COMPETITION

United States : The Federal Trade Commission publishes major guidelines revising its doctrine on Unfair Methods of Competition

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article in French, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On August 13, 2015, the FTC published for the first time in more than a century of existence a "statement", considered historic by several American commentators: this document constitutes real guidelines on the conditions for implementing the provisions of Section 5 of the FTC Act adopted in 1914 ("Statement of Enforcement Principles Regarding 'Unfair Methods of Competition' (UMC) under Section 5 of the FTC Act", hereinafter the "UMC Statement"). This text was carried for several years by Republican Commissioner Joshua Wright, who resigned a few days after the publication, considering his mission accomplished by

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François Souty, United States : The Federal Trade Commission publishes major guidelines revising its doctrine on Unfair Methods of Competition, 13 August 2015, Concurrences N° 4-2015, Art. N° 76603, pp. 241-242

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