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The recent ruling confirming the FTC’s authority to sue companies for cybersecurity failures: why this matters to the financial services industry

USA - April 16 2014 For more than a decade, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") has investigated companies for maintaining what the FTC believes are unreasonable data…

Christine A. Edwards, Joe L. Loeser

FTC publishes staff report on Mail or Telephone Order Merchandise Rule

USA - April 30 2013 As part of its rulemaking process to amend a trade regulation rule, the FTC issued a report on its October 2011 proposed amendments to the Mail or…

Stephen E Wieker

FTC commissioners uphold false advertising ruling against POM Wonderful

USA - January 18 2013 In a unanimous 5-0 ruling, the Commissioners of the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") upheld an FTC Administrative Law Judge's false advertising…

Brian D. Fergemann, Stephen E Wieker

FTC publishes study on promotional activities of food marketed to children and adolescents

USA - January 3 2013 As a follow up to its 2008 report on the same issue, the FTC recently released a study on the promotional activities of food marketed to children and…

Stephen E Wieker

Federal court dismisses POM Wonderful's declaratory judgment action against the FTC

USA - October 3 2012 On Sunday, a judge for the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia dismissed POM Wonderful's ("POM") declaratory judgment action against the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC").

Stephen E Wieker