The Competition & Markets Authority (CMA), which investigates business practices and enforces anti-competition and consumer protection legislation in the UK, just released a report and call for information that signals more scrutiny for online reviews and endorsements.
Yesterday the FTC released a guide for businesses based on lessons learned from the more than 50 reported FTC enforcement actions.
The Federal Trade Commission recently outlined what companies should expect if they’re the subject of an investigation involving data security – and one item in particular stood out to us.
Recent actions by the Federal Trade Commission highlight the need for companies to review the sufficiency of their advertising disclosures.
Rayon, or Viscose if you’re British or just want to sound British, is typically made from wood pulp or plant fibers, including bamboo.
The crowdfunding world got a bit more crowded this week–from a legal perspective, at least–when the Federal Trade Commission entered the fray with its first crowdfunding case against a project creator and his allegedly deceptive Kickstarter® Campaign.
Following Commissioner Ohlhausen’s opening presentation, Stanford Professor Liran Einav introduced the first morning panel.
The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced today that it has entered into a proposed consent order against the founder of a failed Kickstarter project, marking the first time that the agency has taken a consumer protection action in the rapidly-emerging field of crowdsourcing.
The Federal Trade Commission has provided its annual Financial Acts Enforcement Report to the CFPB covering the FTC’s enforcement activities in 2014 related to compliance with Regulation Z (Truth in Lending), Regulation M (Consumer Leasing), and Regulation E (Electronic Fund Transfers).