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FTC Acts Against Deceptive Crowdfunding Scheme

USA - May 30 2019 The FTC recently filed claims against Douglas Monahan for operating four crowdfunding schemes in which consumers were told their contributions were…

Sarah L. Bruno, Anthony V. Lupo

FTC Continues Its Aggressive Enforcement of Negative Option Offers

USA - May 9 2019 The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is showing no signs of backing off its aggressive enforcement of online negative option offers after filing a…

Sarah L. Bruno, Anthony V. Lupo, Matthew R. Mills, Eva J. Pulliam

FTC Settles Complaint Over Incentivized Consumer Reviews and Free Trials

USA - April 22 2019 The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently announced that it has settled charges against a company called UrthBox, Inc., that allegedly promoted…

Sarah L. Bruno, Megan Rzonca

FTC to Hold Public Workshop on Video Game Loot Boxes

United Kingdom, USA - April 9 2019 The US Federal Trade Commission announced recently that it will hold a public workshop on August 7, 2019, to examine consumer protection issues…

Sarah L. Bruno, Matthew R. Mills, Eva J. Pulliam

Los Angeles Considers Banning Fur Sales On the Heels of San Francisco

USA - September 14 2018 Earlier this year, San Francisco lawmakers voted to ban the sale of fur in the city, making it the largest city in the United States to do so. Now…

Anthony V. Lupo, Casey Perrino