Congress, in creating the FTC and in empowering it to police unfair and deceptive trade practices
, explicitly gave the agency power to determine what is unfair and deceptive," he told ComputerWorld.
The developer complained that the bank had resorted to extortion, fraud and unfair and deceptive trade practices
The plaintiff's complaint included causes of action for breach of contract; unjust enrichment; unfair and deceptive trade practices
New York City alleges violations of federal and state Medicaid law, Medicaid and common law fraud, breach of contract, unfair and deceptive trade practices
, and unjust enrichment.
1997), the court observed in dictum that the 1993 amendment of those subsections to cover "unconscionable" acts or practices is a prime example supporting the conclusion that "the legislative purpose for the changes [the 1993 amendments] was to strengthen rather than diminish the original goal of the FDUTPA, which was to protect consumers from those who engage in unfair and deceptive trade practices
business relationship with the grocery chain," so the narrow law that had been applied -- the North Carolina Unfair and Deceptive Trade Practices
Act -- could not be used in this case.
One legal remedy being employed in three states permits injured consumers to seek redress from physicians for unfair and deceptive trade practices
2-2 ("Repeal of Rules Regarding Unfair and Deceptive Trade Practices
13] The Washington Supreme Court ruled that this kind of conduct, akin to bait and switch selling, is part of the entrepreneurial or business aspects of the practice of law and, thus, falls within the scope of the state unfair and deceptive trade practices