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MCNs beware: FTC's just revised FAQs to its endorsement guidelines may directly impact you
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • July 21 2015

Last month the FTC issued revisions to its FAQs on the Testimonial and Endorsement Guides. In general the Guides require that any material connection


Sixth Circuit: no ads, no TCPA liability
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • July 20 2015

Two unsolicited faxes that listed drugs available to health clinics did not constitute "advertisements" under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act


New tax alert: streaming services, cloud computing
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • July 15 2015

In June the Chicago Department of Finance issued two rulings expanding the application of the City's Personal Property Lease Transaction Tax to


Harlem Globetrotters get an assist from CARU
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • July 15 2015

In a rare loss, the Harlem Globetrotters agreed, at the direction of the Children's Advertising Review Unit (CARU), that their age-screening


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


Anheuser-Busch settles false ad suit over location of beer brewing
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • July 9 2015

Anheuser-Busch (A-B) agreed to provide an uncapped monetary fund to settle claims that the company falsely advertised the brewing location for Beck’s


Coverage for false ad suit precluded by breach of contract exclusion
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • July 2 2015

A breach of contract policy exclusion precludes coverage for a cross-claim against a policyholder alleging fraud and breach of contract, according to


Not a bargain: outlet mall pricing suit costs Michael Kors nearly $5m
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • July 2 2015

It will cost Michael Kors almost $5 million to settle a class action suit challenging the prices offered at its outlet stores. Plaintiff Tressa


Even without evidence of consumer confusion, NAD recommends product name change
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • July 2 2015

The National Advertising Division (NAD), the investigative unit of the advertising industry’s system of self-regulation, recommended that Vogue


Falling short of the gold: SEC charges BHP Billiton with FCPA violations relating to its 2008 Summer Olympics sponsorship program
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2015

On May 20, 2015, the SEC announced that BHP Billiton had agreed to pay $25 million to settle charges that it violated the FCPA’s Accounting