Lawyers often say “bad facts make bad law”.
As I mentioned last week, I will be continuing to discuss the FTC’s updated answers to its FAQs.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit this week affirmed the authority of the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC” or “Commission”) to enforce against companies that lack reasonable cybersecurity practices.
Third Point Settles FTC Enforcement Action – Will HSR Serve As Early Notice of Activist Stakebuilding?
The FTC has settled an enforcement action against Third Point Funds and their management company related to their acquisition of stock in Yahoo! Inc.
In a strongly worded opinion, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday slammed Wyndham Worldwide Corporation’s arguments that the FTC did not have jurisdiction to enforce the security practices of businesses following a data breach.
FTC Confirmed As Data Privacy and Security Sheriff: Court Holds That FTC Can Regulate Company’s Data Practices
Yesterday, the Third Circuit released a long-awaited decision, holding that the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) does have authority to regulate data privacy and security practices which fail to protect consumer data.
Anybody who’s holding out hope that the FTC’s cybersecurity guidelines were pure government overreach, it might be time to throw in the towel. The Third Circuit has spoken.
FTC Staff Comment Encourages FDA to Reevaluate Its Current Approach to Regulating Homeopathic Products
On Friday, staff of the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Consumer Protection, Office of Policy Planning, and Bureau of Economics submitted a written comment to FDA recommending that FDA reconsider its current regulatory framework to homeopathic drugs.