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FTC “Blankets Industry” with Notice of Penalty Offenses Concerning Deceptive Reviews and Endorsements

USA - October 14 2021 Just days after the FTC announced that it was resurrecting its Penalty Offense Authority to crack down on for-profit higher education institutions’…

FTC Invokes Penalty Offense Authority to Crack Down on For-Profit Education Industry

USA - October 8 2021 In the latest example of its creative use of different enforcement tools to obtain monetary relief in the wake of the Supreme Court’s AMG opinion…

The Khan Manifesto

USA - September 24 2021 On September 22, 2021, FTC Chairperson Lina Khan published a memorandum to FTC staff urging the agency to unite behind her vision and priorities for…

Louisiana PSC Downgrades State of Emergency, Allowing for Calls to Begin Again

USA - September 17 2021 Three weeks ago, we informed you that the Louisiana Public Service Commission (PSC) had declared a state of emergency in light of Hurricane Ida…

Chairwoman Khan Driving the Omnibus

USA - September 15 2021 Since the appointment of Chairwoman Khan to the FTC this past summer, the three Democratic commissioners have pushed through 15 omnibus resolutions…

Ninth Circuit Clarifies Standards for Equitable Damages in False Advertising Cases

USA - September 13 2021 A recent decision in the Ninth Circuit sheds new light on whether, and the standard by which, a false advertising claimant must prove equitable…

FTC Put to the Test on Inadequate Testing Claims

USA - September 7 2021 On July 22, 2021, the Third Circuit ruled against the FTC in its case against Innovative Designs, a company that manufactures and sells a product…

To Call, or Not to Call, in Louisiana During a State of Emergency: That Is the Question

USA - August 27 2021 Yes, I know, Shakespeare was English (which is about all I remember about him from the CliffsNotes I relied upon in high school), and Louisiana has…

You Asked, We Answered: NFTs and Virtual Currency in Games: Compliance Issues and Legal Risks

USA - July 29 2021 Game developers and platform providers are increasingly integrating non-fungible tokens (NFTs), virtual currencies, and digital Marketplaces into…

Restitution or Disgorgement: Seventh Circuit Holds They Are Birds of a Feather

USA - July 27 2021 It feels like only yesterday we were analyzing the Supreme Court’s opinion in Liu v. SEC and its initial impact on FTC cases. As a refresher: Liu…