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Student Loan Market in FTC’s Cross Hairs

USA - May 31 2017 Lots of folks were wondering whether at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) it was “School’s Out” with a shortage of Commissioners and a new...

Alexandra Megaris.


Spinning Gold Into Straw: FTC Obtains a Court Order Requiring the Sale of Defendant’s Home

USA - May 24 2017 Some marketers move to Florida believing that the State’s constitutional Homestead Act protects their house from the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC)...


Supreme Court Rules New York Law Prohibiting Disclosure of Surcharges Regulates Speech, Sends Case to Second Circuit for First Amendment Analysis

USA - April 5 2017 On March 29, 2017 the Supreme Court of the United States held that a New York law prohibiting retailers from disclosing credit card surcharges, while...

Christopher L. Boone, Randal M. Shaheen.


There is No Such Thing as “Free Golf Balls”: The FTC Continues Crackdowns on Negative Option Marketers

USA - April 3 2017 We love golf, cooking, and the Restore Online Shoppers’ Confidence Act (“ROSCA”), so when the FTC brings a case involving all of this, we are...


When the Cover Up Is Worse Than the Crime

USA - March 29 2017 Legal history is replete with stories of persons or companies turning a manageable legal problem into a more serious one by trying to hide or destroy...