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FTC goes after marketer for unfair consumer gag clause

USA - September 28 2015 The FTC, in its finest Valspeak, said “Gag Me With a Spoon” to a marketer’s practice of trying to silence negative reviews through contractual…

Leonard L. Gordon

CFPB continues enforcement focus on student loan servicing practices

USA - July 27 2015 On July 22, 2015, the CFPB entered into a consent order against Discover Bank regarding its student loan servicing practices. According to the CFPB…

R. Andrew Arculin, Allyson B. Baker, Samuel D. Boro, Connor H. Crews, Peter S. Frechette

How to Avoid #Translation Fails in Your Next Marketing Campaign

USA - May 6 2016 It is no surprise that each year more advertisers are turning to bilingual and foreign language advertising to market their products. According to U…

Amy Ralph Mudge

CFPB enforcement action on credit card debt sales and collections

USA - July 27 2015 On July 7, 2015, the CFPB and attorneys general from 47 states and the District of Columbia (in coordination with the Office of the Comptroller of…

R. Andrew Arculin, Allyson B. Baker, Samuel D. Boro, Connor H. Crews, Peter S. Frechette

FTC and YouTube channel Machinima don’t see eye to eye

USA - September 14 2015 In yet another sign that the FTC is serious about enforcing its now not-so-new Testimonial and Endorsement guides, the agency just reached a…

Randal M. Shaheen