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FTC Exploring Rule to Crack Down on Deceptive and Fake Consumer Reviews

USA - October 27 2022 The Federal Trade Commission published an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR) on October 20 seeking public comment on a potential…

Nicholas Drews

Kim Kardashian Ordered to Pay Over $1.26 Million for Securities Violation Arising Out of Crypto Endorsement

USA - October 4 2022 The SEC instituted settlement proceedings against Kim Kardashian on Monday, alleging that the reality television star and entrepreneur violated the…

Nicholas Drews, Scott H Kimpel

FTC Brings Action Against Company Calling its Chinese-Produced Mattress Pads “Made-in-America”

USA - September 12 2022 The FTC unanimously agreed to an enforcement action against American textile manufacturer Electrowarmth Products, LLC and the company’s owner for…

Samuel J. Thomas

Retailers Have No Room to Manipulate Reviews: FTC and States Sue Rental Listing Platform Roomster for Bogus Listings

USA - September 8 2022 The Federal Trade Commission and six states have filed suit against Roomster Corp. and two corporate executives, accusing the residential rental…

Gus A. McKenzie

Children’s Advertising Rules Apply in the Metaverse Too, CARU Says.

USA - August 30 2022 CARU, the Children’s Advertising Review Unit of BBB National programs, issued a Compliance Warning last week reminding industry that the…

Samuel J. Thomas