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Dose of Relief for Healthcare Entities: Second Circuit Finds Hospital Had Sufficient Consent Under the TCPA

USA - January 18 2018 Some people really do not like being told to get a flu shot and, in Latner v. Mount Sinai Health System, Inc., 2018 WL 265085 (2d Cir. amended…

Telemarketing by Charity Fundraisers Remains an FTC Enforcement Priority

USA - January 11 2018 The FTC’s Northwest Regional Office has, for decades, led federal law enforcement efforts to investigate and shut down alleged fraud in the charity…

FCC Revives Its Own Native Advertising Rule: Sponsorship Identification

USA - January 4 2018 The FCC’s Sponsorship Identification Rule is a close, perhaps neglected cousin of the FTC’s Enforcement Policy Statement on Deceptively Formatted…

The Joint (And Several Liability) is Jumpin’

USA - December 15 2017 We wrote previously that for payment processors the death of Operation Choke Point was greatly exaggerated. We also noted that a prior challenge to…

FDA Harshes the Vibe of CBD Makers, Warns Them to Stop Making Drug Claims

USA - December 14 2017 While there are many questions surrounding the regulation of marijuana and related products, the FDA has made it clear where it stands on at least one…

Sex, Golf, and the FTC

USA - November 29 2017 What do golf and sex have in common? According to the old joke: They’re two things you don’t have to be good at to enjoy. Similarly, some men - ok…

One Vote for a TCPA Violation? Campaign Robocalls During Recent Elections Draw Ire

USA - November 21 2017 The midterm elections are just around the corner, and with them could come a host of potential Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) concerns if…

FTC Cleans Up “Free” B2B Marketing

USA - November 15 2017 The FTC is no stranger to cracking down on businesses offering so-called “free” products, only to charge the consumer for them later on. It wasn’t…

The FTC Sees Red Over 1-800 Contacts’ Advertising Agreements with Competitors

USA - November 14 2017 Usually this blog focuses on the FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection challenging unfair or deceptive advertising. Not so today. Instead, we write…

Will FDA Be Forced To Eat Menu Labeling?

USA - November 9 2017 The Affordable Care Act (ACA) gave our nation "Obamacare." The ACA also gave the FDA the obligation to adopt regulations requiring "a restaurant or…