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Federal Trade Commission and consumers seek to curb potentially misleading green marketing claims
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • August 23 2011

While the Federal Trade Commission prepares a final version of its revised Guides for the Use of Environmental Marketing Claims, the Commission continues to pursue its enforcement program following the principles enumerated in the existing Guides.


Federal Trade Commission orders company to cease and desist from selling worthless environmental certifications to green product marketers
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • February 10 2011

The use of third-party certifications or seas of approval to substantiate green marketing claims is a growing trend.


Customer Proprietary Network Information (CPNI) certifications due by March 1, 2011
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • February 1 2011

Telecommunications carriers and interconnected VoIP providers must comply with strict rules for the protection of Customer Proprietary Network Information (CPNI), including the requirement to file a CPNI certification with the FCC each year, documenting compliance with the rules.


Federal Trade Commission orders company to cease and desist from selling worthless environmental certifications to green product marketers
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • January 31 2011

The use of third-party certifications or seals of approval to substantiate green marketing claims is a growing trend.


SEC proposes overhaul of mutual fund distribution and service fees
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • August 9 2010

The Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") recently proposed a new rule and rule amendments that would eliminate distribution and services fees charged by mutual funds in accordance with Rule 12b-1 under the Investment Company Act of 1940 (the "1940 Act") but would authorize funds to charge a marketing and service fee and an ongoing sales charge.


Five steps for managing the risks associated with sensitive data
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • June 9 2010

In the "Information Age," data has become a form of currency, and the types and quantity of data that businesses collect, store, buy, sell, and manage continue to expand.


Jonathan M. Cohen
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP

Robert N. Hickey
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP


John L. Chilton
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP