FTC hosts consumer disclosures workshop

In mid-September, the FTC hosted a workshop over consumer disclosures.  The workshop, “Putting Disclosures to the Test,” was “aimed at encouraging and improving the evaluation and testing of consumer disclosures by industry, academics, and the FTC,” the FTC said in a May 2016 press release announcing the workshop.  The FTC has said that “[e]ffective disclosures […]

For profit college DeVry University sued for deceptive advertising

In a press conference at the end of January, the FTC announced a lawsuit against for profit college DeVry University, run by DeVry Education Group, Inc., alleging it placed deceptive ads regarding both the likelihood that its graduates would find job placement in their respective fields of study and would earn more money than graduates […]