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Ad Law in the Age of COVID-19 and Regulatory Reactions

USA - October 20 2020 The COVID-19 crisis has spawned a new wave of predatory behavior toward consumers, with the marketing of coronavirus-related products and untested…

A Fireside Chat and Crystal Ball Readings with FTC Attorney Advisors

USA - October 12 2020 Venable attorneys Eric Berman and Dan Blynn hosted a virtual fireside chat with attorney advisors to four current Federal Trade Commission (FTC)…

Disgorgement Denied: Third Circuit Hands FTC a Tough Pill to Swallow Over Section 13(b) Authority

USA - October 1 2020 Yesterday, the Third Circuit issued an opinion in Federal Trade Commission v. AbbVie, Inc., joining the Seventh Circuit in holding that the FTC is…

VoIP, Meet VoIR—FTC Settlement Signals That Voice over Internet Robocall Service Providers Are Fair Game

USA - September 29 2020 The FTC’s pursuit of companies purportedly engaged in telemarketing scams is nothing new, but its recent settlement with a company that allegedly…

The New Normal? Executive Guidance Asks Agencies to Reform Enforcement Policy

USA - September 24 2020 Given all the tumult with natural disasters, COVID-19, and other goings on in Washington, a memorandum directing government agencies to reform how…

FTC Partners with State AGs in Latest Crackdown on Charity Fundraising

USA - September 22 2020 The past five years have seen a major uptick in FTC enforcement against alleged charity fundraising scams, along with increased multi-state…

FTC Schools Marketers on the ABCs of Negative Option Marketing

USA - September 16 2020 We have written previously about the FTC’s vigorous enforcement efforts relating to negative option marketing and its crackdown on alleged wrongdoing…

Following the Mone(tary Relief): District Court Limits the FTC’s Authority Post-Liu

USA - September 10 2020 In the wake of the Supreme Court’s opinion in Liu v. SEC, lower courts are starting to address the breadth of its applicability. On August 31, 2020…

FTC Scrutinizes Loot Boxes - What are the Odds?

USA - August 24 2020 The FTC recently released its staff perspective paper on video game loot boxes. The report details discussions from the FTC’s loot box workshop that…

Deepening the Divide: Will the Sixth Circuit’s Expansive Reading of the ATDS Definition Survive?

USA - August 13 2020 The issue of what exactly is an autodialer, subject to the restrictions of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”), may eventually be resolved…