16 CFR 1020.5 - What is the Small Business Enforcement Policy?
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(a) When appropriate, the Commission will, subject to all applicable statutes and regulations and paragraph (b) of this section:
(1) Waive or reduce civil penalties for violations of a statutory or regulatory requirement by a small business and/or
(2) Consider a small business's ability to pay in determining a penalty assessment against that small business,
(b) The Commission may decline to waive civil penalties or consider a small business's ability to pay, under paragraph (a) of this section, when one or more of the following circumstances applies:
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