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FTC Settles Case For $25 Million With Dietary Supplement Sellers Over Cognitive Claims

USA - June 11 2019 Last month, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) settled charges against 12 companies who deceptively marketed “cognitive improvement” supplements by…

iSpring Water Settles Case With FTC For “Made In The USA” Claims

USA - June 7 2019 The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced that it reached a settlement with iSpring Water Systems, LLC for allegedly making false claims that…

New York AG Declares War on Fake Followers, Likes, and Online Deception

USA - June 6 2019 Earlier this year, the New York Attorney General reached a “precedent-setting” settlement with Devumi LLC, a third-party website, over its sale of…

Design Is Not Content: Wisconsin Supreme Court Holds That Communications Decency Act Provides Immunity to Website Against Negligent Web Design Claim

USA - May 6 2019 Does the Communications Decency Act (CDA) provide immunity to a website against allegations that its design and operation enabled a third party to…

The FTC “Intravenes:” Final Consent Order Approved Against iV Cocktails

USA - April 29 2019 Last month, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) approved a final consent order settling deceptive advertising charges against A&O Enterprises, Inc…

The FTC Takes a Bite out of Free Trials and Incentivized Reviews

USA - April 29 2019 This month, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced a settlement with San Francisco-based food delivery service UrthBox, Inc. and its principal…

2019 SAG-AFTRA Commercials Contracts MOAs Breathe New Life into Decades-Old Contract

USA - April 22 2019 The Joint Policy Committee, LLC (“JPC”) reached an agreement with the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists…

FTC Continues Enforcement Actions To Stop Deceptive Free-Trial And Negative Option Schemes

USA - March 15 2019 The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) recently filed another case in a series of recent enforcement actions targeting allegedly deceptive online…

FTC Stops Fake Job Opportunity And Resume Repair Operation

USA - March 14 2019 The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) recently charged two companies, Worldwide Executive Job Search Solutions, LLC and PrivateEquityHeadhunters.com…

NAD Refers Advertising Claims Made By Mattress Maker To FTC

USA - March 13 2019 The National Advertising Division of the Better Business Bureau (“NAD”), the investigative unit of the advertising industry’s system of…