FTC crackdown on debt repair service providers is imminent. It’s time for debt repair service providers to seek legal help.
Trial began on last week for a deceptive advertising suit against DirecTV in which the FTC’s opening statements asked the Court to award $3.95 in damages to consumers.
Consumer Watchdog asked the FTC to halt Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods and argued that deceptive list prices make Amazon’s prices look like more of bargain than they are.
Celebrity social media accounts are ripe for FTC action if they fail to conspicuously disclose their relationships to brands when endorsing products.
The FTC has targeted the owner of Thrive for actions that happened three before he purchased the company. We argue that there is no proof.
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 late March, the FTC released the agency’s 2016 Annual Highlights, which the FTC says include some of the Commission’s “biggest successes” to date.
In late October, the FTC and Department of Justice (“DOJ”) issued guidance for human resources (“HR”) professionals regarding the applicability of antitrust law to hiring and compensation decisions. According to the FTC, “HR professionals are often in the best position to ensure their companies’ hiring practices comply with the law and this guidance will help […]
The FTC recently announced that it has made three monetary exemption threshold adjustments for inflation in its Franchise Rule. The thresholds are used to determine whether the sale of a franchise qualifies for an exemption from the Franchise Rule. The Franchise Rule requires franchisors to disclose key information to potential buyers, which allows the potential […]
The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear POM Wonderful LLC’s petition for writ of certiorari regarding a 2013 FTC decision that found some of POM Wonderful’s health related claims to be misleading. As a result, the FTC ‘s January 2013 order against POM Wonderful will stand. FTC’s REsponse to Supreme Court’s Denial of Appeal […]