We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.

Search results

Order by: most recent most popular relevance



Results: 1-10 of 433

NY AG Keeps up the Pressure on Astroturfing
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • December 14 2016

When I think of Astroturf this time of year I think of football. That probably isn’t true for the New York AG’s office, which has continued its


Deceptive Claims for Health App and Endorsements by Employees Raise FTC’s Blood Pressure
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • December 13 2016

As 2017 quickly approaches, and consumers look for gift ideas or help with their New Year’s resolutions, “apps” that focus on fitness and health are


New DMCA Safe Harbor Rule Exposes New Liability Risks
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • November 28 2016

Most websites and online service providers accept user-generated content in one form or another (uploads, comments, posts, contents, etc.). Often the


FTC Complaint Confirms Interest in Lead Generation
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • November 7 2016

When the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) investigates a case, it looks at it from the first contact the consumer has with a product or service through


There Is No On-Ramp - Lessons for FinTech from the CFPB
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • October 28 2016

"But we're just a software company!" Many FinTech firms have a similar reaction upon learning of the compliance obligations applicable to the


FTC Wins Some, Loses Some at Second Circuit in LeanSpa Appeal
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • October 10 2016

We wrote previously about the FTC’s efforts to hold an affiliate network (LeadClick) and that network’s successor (CoreLogic) responsible for their


FTC Looks to Influence Disclosures
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • August 10 2016

DJ Khaled’s Snapchat account has quickly risen in profile over the past year, with his continuous snaps about meals, music, and the keys to success


Celebrity Endorsement Disclosures on Social Media
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • August 1 2016

We've blogged several times about the need to disclose when social media posts by endorsers, particularly celebrities, have been paid for. And there


Golden Rules: Diving Into Rule 40
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • July 27 2016

The next issue in our series of blog posts about the Olympics considers "Rule 40," which can get both advertisers and athletes into trouble. We think


Fake Seals and Phony Websites Promoting Dietary Supplements Equals FTC Lawsuit
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • June 22 2016

Three things the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) really doesn’t like: deceptive claims about dietary supplements; deceptive certification or seal