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Use the Federal Trade Commission practice manual to increase your understanding of the Commission and its procedures. This resource explains the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Act, as well as its provisions, jurisdiction, organization and operating procedures. The manual also provides a brief history of the FTC, and the meaning of the FTC Acts Section 5. It covers topics such as: Unfair or deceptive acts and practices Unfair methods of competition The Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act FTC investigations Investigatory powers under the FTC Act Youll also find discussion of: Section 6, FTC enforcement of the Sherman Act Clayton Act Section 3 offenses The meaning of fairness under the FTCA The pros and cons of rulemaking versus adjudication The manual includes a checklist to help you determine applicability of FTC-administered laws