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.
Late last week, the FTC announced that it had approved final amendments to Commission Rule 1.98. Rule 1.98 adjusts the maximum civil penalty for violations of the 16 provisions of the law the FTC enforces. The final amendments were approved in accordance with the requirements of the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 2015. […]
The FTC announced that it has updated the FTC’s Endorsement Guides: What People are Asking to cover growing trends in advertising.
The Federal Trade Commission recently completed its internal review of the Interpretations, Rules and Guides under the Magnusson-Moss Warranty Act.
The FTC has become focused on what is being termed as the “Internet of Things” (IoT). IoT encompasses all smart devices that are connected to the Internet.
The FTC has announced that they were making a revision to their own Rules of Practice regarding how the agency challenges mergers.
Based upon the Cooling-Off Rule change, it appears that the FTC still can’t trust a traveling salesman. Early last month, the FTC announced the changes.