FTC crackdown on debt repair service providers is imminent. It’s time for debt repair service providers to seek legal help.
More large law firms are accepting bitcoin payments for their legal services, signaling the digital currency’s firmer foothold in corporate America.
On June 5, 2017, the Supreme Court of the United States decided Kokesh v. SEC, No. 16-529, holding that disgorgement claims must be commenced within five years of the claims’ accrual because such claims operate as penalties.
In 2013, a FTC rulemaking deemed that the transfers of pharmaceutical patent rights to be reportable assets under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act (“HSR”).
The Federal Trade Commission likes to seek temporary restraining orders without notice to the party whose business the FTC is seeking to destroy. (It’s easier if the defendant doesn’t have a chance to tell its story.) The FTC submits a pile of selective material and argues that, because some defendants in some prior cases misbehaved […]
Yesterday, a new federal lawsuit in Florida alleging violations of the FTC Act was unsealed. The case involves a business that was offering high school diplomas and equivalents. Earlier in the week, the FTC had filed one of its famous sealed complaints, getting an “ex parte” Temporary Restraining Order (meaning that the defendants did not have […]