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FTC Takes Aim at Negative Option Marketing with New Enforcement Policy Statement

USA - November 24 2021 “Dark patterns” - user interfaces that are designed, intentionally or unintentionally, to influence user decision making - have been increasingly on…

Tracy P. Marshall

Another New Face at CPSC as Trumka Confirmed

USA - November 17 2021 Richard Trumka, Jr., nominated by President Biden for a seat on the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), was confirmed Tuesday evening…

Mike Gentine

California Privacy Protection Agency Seeks Comments on New CCPA Regulations

USA - October 26 2021 The newly established California Privacy Protection Agency (the Agency) is soliciting public comments on a number of issues, as required by the…

Tracy P. Marshall

FTC Resurrects Penalty Offense Authority as Possible Civil Penalty Vehicle

USA - October 14 2021 Following the U.S. Supreme Court’s April 22, 2021 decision in AMG Capital Management, LLC v. Federal Trade Commission, which put the brakes on the…

Tracy P. Marshall

California Governor Newsom Signs Laws Affecting Environmental Marketing Claims

USA - October 12 2021 On October 5, 2021, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed a package of environmental legislation into law, including two bills aimed at…

Anushka N. Rahman, Jean-Cyril Walker