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Crowdfunding Web site not liable for user’s fraudulent fundraiser
  • Graydon Head & Ritchey LLP
  • USA
  • September 1 2015

A Federal District Court in Maryland recently granted a crowdfunding Web site immunity under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act ("CDA"


FTC shuts down multi-level marketer for alleged pyramid scheme operation
  • Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
  • USA
  • August 30 2015

This week, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) obtained a preliminary injunction in the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona, ceasing the


Scandal serve as a reminder of the importance of morals clauses
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • August 20 2015

This week, long-time Subway spokesperson Jared Fogle reached a plea agreement on charges of child pornography and having sex with minors. Although


Going to market - consumer law update
  • Chapman Tripp
  • Australia, United Kingdom, USA
  • August 14 2015

The risks for organisations from breaching consumer law have increased significantly in the past 12 months, with increased penalties, new fair


Six tips for generating buzz without getting stung
  • McCarter & English LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2015

A good marketing department knows how to generate product “buzz” by leveraging external influencers and promotions. The challenge for the company is


FTC files lawsuit over “risk-free trial” offers
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • July 9 2015

The Federal Trade Commission filed suit in California federal court against 7 individuals and 15 companies that allegedly scammed consumers with


Retail advertising: consumer class actions gaining traction
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • July 6 2015

Retailers continue to face litigation and enforcement activity concerning their price advertising practices. In particular, comparisons of "regular,"


Court certifies class action alleging fictitious “sale” prices by J.C. Penney
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • July 6 2015

A California federal judge recently certified a class action lawsuit that alleges violations of California consumer protection laws by J.C. Penney


New insights from FTC on its endorsement Guides to reflect continued focus on disclosures
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • June 11 2015

After the FTC revised its Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials (the "Guides") in 2009, it followed up with a set of frequently


Congress considers consumer right to review
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • May 15 2015

Consumers would be endowed with a protected right to post reviews pursuant to a new bill introduced in Congress. The Consumer Review Freedom Act of