If there is one takeaway from yesterday’s panel on native advertising, it’s that sponsored content is not going anywhere in the foreseeable future.
On September 24, 2015, a U.S. District Court in Ohio denied a motion for a preliminary injunction sought by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to prevent Steris Corporation from acquiring its alleged potential competitor Synergy Health plc.
Now, more than ever, corporate boards must ensure their cybersecurity measures are up to par, funded, and properly implemented to avoid the FTC’s wrath.
It may still be September, but to countless retailers, Halloween is already here.
While You Were On Vacation—FTC Issues “Statement of Enforcement Principles Regarding ‘Unfair Methods of Competition’ Under Section 5 of the FTC Act
Franchisors should be aware of the “Statement of Enforcement Principles Regarding ‘Unfair Methods of Competition’ Under Section 5 of the FTC Act” that was issued in August, representing the first formal policy statement regarding the FTC’s standalone authority under the “[u]nfair methods of competition” prong of Section 5 of the FTC Act.
Last week the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) sent warning letters to providers of environmental certification seals, and to businesses using those seals, alerting them to the Commission’s concerns that the seals “could be considered deceptive and may not comply with the FTC’s environmental marketing guidelines.”
What is the FTC’s jurisdiction over privacy?
The FTC held its “Start with Security” conference in San Francisco, California, last week, launching an initiative to provide companies with practical resources for implementing effective data security strategies.
Amending the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) has long been under consideration in Congress, but recent testimony indicates that ECPA reform may have deeper implications for companies subject to FTC investigations.