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KleptoSettlement: Behavioral Advertising Data Collection in Kids’ Apps Leads to Avoidable FTC Fine

USA - June 16 2020 Earlier this month, HyperBeard, Inc., a developer of popular children’s mobile applications, agreed to settle with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC)...

Legally Bombed: Reese Witherspoon’s Clothing Company Earns Failing Grade on ‘Free Dress’ Giveaway

USA - June 16 2020 As it turns out, Elle Woods apparently skipped taking that elective course in Advertising Law while she was attending Harvard Law School because, in...

FTC Reaches $9.3 Million Settlement With Fashion Nova for Violation of Mail Order Rule

USA - May 6 2020 On April 21, 2020, the FTC reached a proposed settlement with Fashion Nova, an American fast fashion retail company, for failing to ship merchandise...

Alexa M. Singh.

Coronavirus Crisis: A Compliance Guide For Cause Marketing in an Era of Social Distancing

USA - April 14 2020 The offers are popping up everywhere: “Buy a protective face mask on our website and we will donate a mask to a hospital or a community in need” or...

Ramu Anne.

COVID-19 Update: When You Find Yourself in Times of Trouble, Don’t Forget Retail Price Gouging Laws

USA - March 31 2020 Unless you’ve been off the grid for the past month rafting in the Grand Canyon, you’ll know that the hoarding of toilet paper and hand sanitizer has...

John W. McGuinness.