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FTC Updates (April 25-April 29, 2022)

USA - May 5 2022 The FTC, in partnership with the DOJ, filed a complaint against a Voice over Internet Protocol service provider for the transmission of millions of…

FTC Updates (April 18-22, 2022)

USA - April 28 2022 This week, the FTC cracked down on day-trading investment advertising and Chair Khan discussed the agency’s enforcement priorities, including the…

FTC Updates (April 11-15, 2022)

USA - April 20 2022 For the first time, the FTC used its new Made in USA rule to go after a battery manufacturer. The rule, enacted last summer, gives the agency power…

FTC Updates (April 1-8, 2022)

USA - April 13 2022 This week, the FTC announced that it reached settlements with a state real estate board and an international online business coaching organization…

Recall Litigation Report: Consumers Bring Class Action Lawsuit Against Ellume Refusing to Refund Recalled COVID-19 Home Tests

USA - April 11 2022 Class actions following a product recall often focus on what the company allegedly knew before its products were taken off the market. But this is not…

FTC Updates (March 28 - April 1, 2022)

USA - April 7 2022 The FTC kicked off the week with a fresh batch of warning letters and followed this up with a pair of complaints related to deceptive marketing. Just…

Recall Litigation Report: Exactech Joint Replacement Products

USA - April 7 2022 When a product is recalled, class action lawsuits are not the only threat. Recalled products can also give rise to droves of individual actions. This…

CFPB Announces Policy Against Consumer Review Suppression

USA - April 1 2022 We recently reported on the Federal Trade Commission’s (“FTC”) increased enforcement against review curation policies that disproportionately restrict…

FTC Updates (March 21-25, 2022)

USA - March 29 2022 The FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection issued a number of press releases regarding advertising and marketing practices in the fashion, finance, and…

FTC Updates (March 14-18, 2022)

USA - March 25 2022 The FTC had a busy week in the consumer protection realm. The agency settled with several companies over allegations ranging from shoddy data security…