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FTC on Steroids?

USA - September 10 2018 No one in law school ever mentioned that social media was required professional reading. (Well, let’s be honest. There wasn’t social media when we…

Are You Ready? California’s New Proposition 65 Warning Requirements Take Effect August 30

USA - August 29 2018 On August 30, 2018, businesses will be required to provide revised “clear and reasonable” warnings under California’s Safe Drinking Water and Toxic…

Visa Updates Rules for Marketplaces

USA - August 27 2018 In recognition of a rapidly changing ecommerce environment, Visa has created a new category of payment aggregator - a “marketplace” - for entities…

A Victory for Introductory Offer and Subscription Advertisers: FTC Fails to Prove Deception Against DIRECTV

USA - August 21 2018 The FTC has been waging a steady war against advertisers that use introductory offers that turn into subscription agreements. With the FTC threatening…

FCC Tackles “Slamming and Cramming”

USA - August 8 2018 “Slamming and cramming” might sound more appropriate in professional wrestling than telecommunications, but it’s the Federal Communications Commission…

Transparency Coming to a Campaign Ad Near You!

USA - August 7 2018 The Federal Election Commission recently held a public hearing to discuss its March 2018 proposed rule aimed at providing voters with more information…

The Department of Justice Has a New Consumer Task Force - What Does It Mean for You?

USA - August 6 2018 Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein - the second-highest-ranking official at the Department of Justice - recently announced the formation of the…

Second Circuit Says Multi-State Consumer Class Actions Might Not Be All-Natural

USA - August 2 2018 Consumer class actions predicated on state laws alleging deceptive claims are one of the scourges of modern marketing. In a recent decision, the…

Predictive Dialer Prediction Comes True: Court Rules that ACA International Vacated Previous FCC Predictive Dialer Decisions and Holds that Predictive Dialers are Not Autodialers Under the TCPA

USA - August 1 2018 Technology is present in nearly everything we do and not only in the form of a smartphone. Now, when people brush their teeth, turn on the car, or…

Recent NAD Decision Largely Rejects Puffery Defenses and Consumer Testimonials that Disparage Competition

USA - July 26 2018 It seems like we (and the NAD) can’t get enough of “best.” In a recent case, the National Advertising Division (NAD) ruled that the advertiser…