• FTC Rules With Civil Monetary Penalties for Deceptive Earnings Claims and Targeted Marketing May Be Forthcoming

    On February 10, 2022 the Federal Trade Commission announced that it intends to vote whether to issue an Advance Notice of Proposed ... Read Article

    FTC and U.S. Chamber of Commerce Fight About Section 13(b) of the FTC Act

    Following a hearing in the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation last month, Federal Trade Commission Acting Chairwoman Rebecca Kelly Slaughter ... Read Article

    FTC Settles Charges Against Online Investment Training Program Providers While Doubts About the Scope of FTC Enforcement Authority Loom

    As previously blogged about here, providers of online training and business coaching programs have increasingly found themselves on the receiving end of ... Read Article

    FTC Warns Marketers to Take CIDs and Subpoenas Seriously

    The Federal Trade Commission obtains information through subpoenas and civil investigative demands (CIDs) pursuant to its mission to investigate deceptive and unfair ... Read Article

    FTC Discusses the Intersection Between Privacy and Innovation

    FTC Commissioner Noah Phillips recently spoke at the Internet Governance Forum in Washington, D.C. about potential negative consequences surrounding rapidly expanding national ... Read Article

    California Enacts GDPR-Like Privacy Changes

    On the heels of Colorado’s new cybersecurity legislation, California has now announced that it has  enacted the California Consumer Privacy Act of ... Read Article

    Acting FTC Chair Provides Insight into Anticipated Consumer Protection Policies

    Acting FTC Chairman Maureen Ohlhausen recently offered a degree of insight into the agency’s anticipated consumer protection priorities via a recent keynote ... Read Article

    FTC and Amazon in In-App Purchasing Clash

    The FTC filed charges a few days ago against Amazon, of all companies, seeking to permanently ban them from billing customers for ... Read Article