Commission and CFTC Agree On Their Common Approach for Transatlantic CCPs

Commission and CFTC Agree On Their Common Approach for Transatlantic CCPs

The European Commissioner for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union, Jonathan Hill, and United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman Timothy Massad have announced a common approach regarding requirements for central clearing counterparties (CCPs).

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Lifewatch Claims FTC “Manipulating” Unreliable Consumer Complaint Data in Preliminary Injunction Fight

Lifewatch Claims FTC “Manipulating” Unreliable Consumer Complaint Data in Preliminary Injunction Fight

There’s an interesting little fight going on in a Telemarketing Sales Rule (“TSR”) case brought by the Federal Trade Commission and the Florida Attorney General in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois that is flying a bit under the radar. 

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FTC Settles Case Against Vulcun for Installing Apps On Users’ Phones Without Permission

FTC Settles Case Against Vulcun for Installing Apps On Users’ Phones Without Permission

On February 5, 2016, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that it has agreed to settle its case against Vulcun alleging that it “unfairly replaced a popular web browser game with a program that installed applications on consumers’ mobile devices without their permission.”

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