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A LOOK AT CONSUMER PROTECTION

A LOOK AT CONSUMER PROTECTION SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION (SEC) WHAT IT DOES « Protects investors by maintaining fair markets and preventing fraud Maintains all investors should have the same facts about investments $$S Requires public companies to disclose financial information WHAT IT OVERSEES « SECURITIES EXCHANGES, SECURITIES BROKERS AND DEALERS, INVESTMENT ADVISORS CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU (CFPB) WHAT IT DOES « Helps consumers understand their agreements with financial companies Creates and enforces consumer financial protection laws Receives consumer complaints and studies consumer behavior WHAT IT OVERSEES « BANKS, CREDIT UNIONS, FINANCIAL COMPANIES COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION (CFTC) WHAT IT DOES « Seeks to promote market integrity Protects those in the market from fraud, poor practices, and systemic risk QO0 Regulates agricultural, energy, metal, and other commodities WHAT IT OVERSEES « DERIVATIVES, CONTRACT MARKETS, SWAP EXECUTION FACILITIES, FUTURES COMMISSION MERCHANTS FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION (FTC) WHAT IT DOES « Aims to halt unfair, deceptive, and fraudulent businesses Takes consumer complaints and investigates them STOP Creates rules to maintain fairness in the marketplace WHAT IT OVERSEES « DATA SECURITY BREACHES, FALSE ADVERTISING CLAIMS, IDENTITY THEFT, DO NOT CALL VIOLATIONS KENNYHERTZ PERRY ATTORNEYS AT LAW| KANSAS CITY INFOGRAPHIC PROVIDED BY: KENNYHERTZ PERRY ATTORNEYS AT LAW wwW.KENNYHERTZPERRY.COM Sources: http://www.sec.gov/about/whatwedo.shtml#.U9EUH_IDXO4 http://www.consumerfinance.gov/the-bureau/ http://www.cftc.gov/About/MissionResponsibilities/index.htm http://www.ftc.gov/about-ftc/bureaus-offices/bureau-consume r-protection/about-bureau-consumer-protection

A LOOK AT CONSUMER PROTECTION

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Market integrity is important for protecting consumers and businesses. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission works hard to maintain & promote market integrity. Get more facts about this organizatio...

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