FTC Can No Longer Seek Restitution For Consumers

FTC Can No Longer Seek Restitution for Consumers

On April 22, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) could no longer seek consumer restitution through Section 13(b) of the FTC Act— a provision the FTC has been using for nearly 40 years to impose monetary penalties against companies engaging in deceptive practices. Understanding the impact of this decision…

Max Totsky

Max Totsky is journalist based in Chicago. His writing can be found at Inc.com, PopMatters, and ADCG.org.

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